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Current Event March 11, 2015

Arming Teachers


Mass shootings in gun free zones like schools have some Western lawmakers considering legislation that would eliminate these zones. Colorado, Wyoming and North Dakota are weighing proposals that would allow guns in schools, in the hopes of avoiding future mass shootings. The Second Amendment of the Constitution is being cited by lawmakers who support the proposal. Listen to learn how the proposals differ by state and how educators and lawmakers are responding to this proposal.

Civics/Government Constitution

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AIR DATE: 02/27/2015


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