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ATW: Schools to tackle open carry issue

Anyone with proper licensing and permits can carry a gun into a public school building.

The Hometownlife news reports:

Turns out anyone with proper licensing and permits can carry a gun into a public school building, and officials with Huron Valley Schools are feeling concerned.

“We had a parent who very eloquently came to the district and expressed his intent to open carry in a couple of our school buildings,” said HVS School Board Trustee Jeff Long at an Oct. 20 board dialogue meeting.

Long said he intends to research the issue and write a resolution prohibiting open carry of weapons on school properties. “While I have no objections to the rights of open carry, I don’t see a need for a parent to open carry a weapon in any of our buildings.”

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Neil W. McCabe is the editor of HE's "Guns & Patriots" e-letter and was a senior reporter at the Human Events newspaper. McCabe deployed with the Army Reserve to Iraq for 15 months as a combat historian. For many years, he was a reporter and photographer for "The Pilot," Boston's Catholic paper. He was also the editor of the free community papers "The Somerville (Mass.) News and "The Alewife (North Cambridge, Mass.)." Email him: neilwmccabe@gmail.com Follow him on Twitter: @neilwmccabe.

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ATW: Schools to tackle open carry issue

The Hometownlife news reports:

Turns out anyone with proper licensing and permits can carry a gun into a public school building, and officials with Huron Valley Schools are feeling concerned.

“We had a parent who very eloquently came to the district and expressed his intent to open carry in a couple of our school buildings,” said HVS School Board Trustee Jeff Long at an Oct. 20 board dialogue meeting.

Long said he intends to research the issue and write a resolution prohibiting open carry of weapons on school properties. “While I have no objections to the rights of open carry, I don’t see a need for a parent to open carry a weapon in any of our buildings.”

Read the rest of the article here.

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