Some politicians say educators should be allowed to carry guns, while others are pushing for more school resource officers to prevent incidents like the shootings in Newtown, Conn.
By Landmark News Service
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 7:00 am (Updated: January 2, 7:00 am)
RICHMOND — Gov. Bob McDonnell has issued an executive order to establish a task force to review school and campus safety conditions in response to the Dec. 14 school shooting in Newtown, Conn.
The governor also has come under some fire for saying he would be open to a discussion about allowing school employees to be armed.
Meanwhile, Republicans in the state legislature and a Democratic candidate for governor are both calling for more school resource officers, and one U.S. Senator from Virginia is pushing for more gun control laws.
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