South Dakota Law Will Allow Guns in Classrooms

Gov. Dennis Daugaard of South Dakota on Friday signed into…

Gov. Dennis Daugaard of South Dakota on Friday signed into law a bill that would allow teachers to carry guns in the classroom.

While some other states have provisions in their gun laws that make it possible for teachers to be armed, South Dakota is believed to be the first state to pass a law that specifically allows teachers to carry firearms.

About two dozen states have proposed similar bills since the shootings in December at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., but all of them have stalled.

Read more at The New York Times

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  • scott

    The element of surprise is key I have no problem with a properly trained school official being armed in case of an armed attack by an evil mental person