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Few Montana schools choose to arm staffers despite gun law


BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana state law allows school boards to let any adult staffer carry a gun in schools. But fewer than one percent of schools in a state with a high number of gun owners actually do so.

Three school districts — Lima, Belfry and Custer — have staff members who actively carry guns, The Billings Gazette reported ( Sunday after requesting records from each of Montana's school districts. Another, Harrison, allowed a former teacher to carry a gun. Two others — Saco and Phillipsburg — have current authorizations for a staff member to carry a g...

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