Baltimore school board nixes policy to allow cops to be armed in schools

Baltimore school board nixes policy to allow cops to be armed in schools
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh at local students' anti-gun march on 6 Mar 2018. (Image: Mayor's office via @MayorPugh50, Twitter)

[Ed. – Brilliant.  Keep making sure the only ones who are armed are those breaking the law.]

The Baltimore City school board has voted unanimously to oppose a measure that would have allowed school police officers to carry weapons during the day.

The school board’s vote effectively kills HB31, which would have overturned a previous prohibition on school police officers carrying guns in schools.

State Del. Cheryl D. Glenn, a Democrat who sponsored the bill, said she would be withdrawing the proposed legislation from the General Assembly.

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“I can’t move a bill that doesn’t have the support of the school board and the mayor,” she said.

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