Florida House Passes Legislation to Arm Teachers, Sends Bill to Governor’s Desk

Breitbart | 2/14/2018 | Staff
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The Florida House voted Tuesday in support of legislation allowing districts to arm teachers, thereby sending the bill to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ (R) desk.

On April 24, Breitbart News reported that the legislation, SB 7030, had passed the Florida Senate and was headed to the House. WJCT reported that SB 7030 passed by a vote of 22-17, with every Senate Democrat voting against giving teachers the option of being armed for classroom defense.

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The Tampa Bay Times reported that the bill passed the House by a vote of 65-47.

SB 7030 was written in response to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission, an investigatory commission which found the armed teachers could have made a difference in the February 14, 2018, Parkland shooting.

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The commission was headed by Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri, who spoke out in favor of arming teachers as the investigation concluded....
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