200 Utah teachers take free firearms training

200 Utah teachers take free firearms training

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    200 Utah teachers take free firearms training

    Utah is one of the 'few states' that allow anyone with a concealed weapon permit to carry a weapon in their public schools. the other states with such laws are Oregon, New Hampshire, and Hawaii. according to the story, gun-rights activists estimate that perhaps 1%, or 240 of Utah's public school teachers already have their CWP.

    FOX News today (12/27/2012) carried a story of how 200 more Utah teachers are taking a free six-hour class to qualify for such a permit. the Utah Shooting Sports Council waived their usual $50 fee for this class.

    perhaps someone with more computer skills than i have can actually post a link to this story.

    as i said in an earlier thread, if LaPierre's recent speech makes more undecided people just think about and consider having/allowing more armed citizens in schools, then it will be a "Good First Step", as the anti-gun people are so fond of saying. except in this case, it would be a first step that might actually DO some good.
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    Good for them... saw it on the news, and applaud them for it.
    Both those that offered the classes and those that went to them.
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    There are very few mass murders in gun stores where the employees are all armed!
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    I'm the guy next door that is polite, but does not tell you crap.
    I said this on another Thread on DC = I was glad and love the UT laws that specifically allow you (if licensed, or not) to use a firearm to protect a child! Check out the UT laws!

    Makes sense to me................ Then, I'm just anoter moron..... yada, yada............

    You all be safe out there!
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    Link to one of the stories ... man, there are a bunch floating around out there.
    Appears Ohio is getting in on the idea as well.

    Utah Teachers Flock to Gun Training - ABC News

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    I would love to see a lot more,like all 50 States allow it
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    The NRA should pick a Saturday in January and advertise free ccw classes for any teacher/administrator in every state and every major city across the country. The turnout would be huge and the media would have to take notice that schools cannot be left defenseless.
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