Most law enforcement experts agree that school staff should not carry guns because they lack the tactical knowledge of handling weapons that trained law enforcement personnel receive on a regular basis.
More than half of teachers believe bringing guns into school would mean more risk, according to a new survey. 18 percent of teachers are willing to be armed.
In 14 US states, there are already schools in which some teachers carry guns. Before they can be armed in the classroom, teachers in one of those states, Ohio, go through a three-day training course. An estimated 400 more teachers have gone through that training there this year.
The original guardian program allowed some school staffers to carry guns on campus. The expansion allows classroom teachers to be armed, as well. Armed teachers must also attend a gun-safety training course with a sheriff’s office.
In 5 states — Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Texas and South Dakota — teachers or other school staff are explicitly authorized by state law to carry firearms in schools, according to a report by the Education Commission of the States.
While “no guns allowed” signs may not have force of law in some states, what DOES have force of law is the right of anyone owning or otherwise in control of a property to forbid certain people from the premises.
While Walmart has locations in virtually every corner of the country, the Bentonville, Ark., company has long served more conservative regions where gun rights are cherished. It will also continue to allow customers to carry concealed firearms at Walmart and Sam’s Club store, as long as they have proper permits.
You can carry concealed in a 30.07 labeled establishment, but you cannot carry open. This means, even if a person has been issued a Concealed Handgun License, they are still not allowed to open carry on a property where the 30.07 sign is posted.
Despite the Second Amendment right to bear arms, businesses across the country are free to adopt their own policies regulating and even prohibiting guns. Businesses are free to ban guns from their property. For the most part, guns are regulated by state laws. …
Any person engaged in lawful business (including nonprofit organizations) or any officer, employee or agent authorized for lawful purposes connected with the business may have a loaded firearm within the place of business if that person is over 18 years of age and not otherwise prohibited from possessing firearms .
Concealed carry at work is generally permitted by most state laws… however, this is in a very blanket sense. State laws do prohibit carry in certain locations, and persons working in those locations would thus be prohibited from carrying unless there’s a statutory exception.
Employers remain free to prohibit guns within the actual confines of the workplace, but not in the workplace parking lot, even if it is company-owned and operated. As for telling your employer, in some states employers can require employees to give notice that they carry guns in their vehicles.
There is no federal law that bans carrying a concealed weapon while wearing a mask.
Vehicle firearm storage is not for the benefit of your draw or self-defense – it is for the safe, concealed storage of your firearm. If you are in the vehicle, you should have your firearm on you at all times. If you are exiting the vehicle, you should have a locked, secure container to place it inside.
You should not leave the gun in the office while you are not there for a long period of time unless you have a much better gun safe than what I am describing. A better option is to get concealed carry training and then legally keep the gun on you and under your control at all times.
A valid California Concealed Weapons License is required to carry a concealed handgun in a motor vehicle. Otherwise, handguns and assault rifles must be unloaded and locked in a case during transport. California never requires a duty to retreat whether in your own home or not.
Carrying a loaded gun without a license is illegal in California even if the weapon is tucked inside a backpack, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday.