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Arming Teachers? Those with Military Training Are Scarce



by Rachel Wolfe

During a speech Friday morning at the Conservative Political Action Conference, President Donald Trump claimed that 10 to 20 percent of American schoolteachers are “very gun-adept people.”

He was responding to what he called a “fake news” claim that he wanted to arm schoolteachers — when he really meant he wants to arm teachers who are gun pros. “I don’t want a person that has never handled a gun that wouldn’t know what a gun looks like to be armed,” he said during CPAC.

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