Wrong: Dept. of Education reported 235 school shootings in one year, NPR report found 11

Wrong: Dept. of Education reported 235 school shootings in one year, NPR report found 11

by WorldTribune Staff, September 7, 2018 The Department of Education’s (DOE’s) Office for Civil Rights issued an alarming report earlier this year, saying there were 235 school shootings for the 2015-2016 school year. But National Public Radio (NPR) found last month that the Education Department got it wrong, and that most of the incidents the […]

NC county leaders consider armed teams to provide school security

NC county leaders consider armed teams to provide school security

by WorldTribune Staff, February 28, 2018 Officials in North Carolina’s Wilkes County have proposed using teams of armed security personnel in the county’s public schools, a report said. According to a Feb. 23 report by the Wilkes Journal-Patriot, Wilkes County Commissioner Eddie Settle said the goal is “to have a security team armed and ready […]

14 states already permit or are about to authorize teachers to pack heat

14 states already permit or are about to authorize teachers to pack heat

by WorldTribune Staff, February 27, 2018 Eight states currently allow teachers to carry guns at school and six others are considering legislation to do so. Texas, Kansas, South Dakota, Oklahoma, and Wyoming allow teachers to carry at school while Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Missouri, Maryland, and Oklahoma are considering allowing school personnel carry weapons, the Wall […]

Texas sheriff’s system for training, arming teachers stuns MSNBC host

Texas sheriff’s system for training, arming teachers stuns MSNBC host

by WorldTribune Staff, February 26, 2018 An MSNBC host seemed taken aback by a Texas sheriff’s explanation of how a local school district has been allowing teachers to carry firearms at school since 2014. Sheriff Paul Cairney of Argyle, Texas said during an appearance on MSNBC that Argyle Independent School District allows highly trained members […]

Israel’s gun policy called validation of NRA’s argument

Israel’s gun policy called validation of NRA’s argument

by WorldTribune Staff, February 20, 2018 In 1974, Palestinian terrorists took more than 100 students hostage at an Israeli school in the town of Ma’alot, killing 26 and wounding 68. Following the attack, Israel passed a law mandating armed security in schools, provided weapons training to teachers and continues to run frequent active shooter drills. […]