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Senate committee kills bill involving guns in schools


March 13, 2020

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation allowing Idaho school district employees with an enhanced concealed weapons license to carry a concealed weapon on school property was killed by a Senate committee Friday.

The Post Register reports that the Senate State Affairs Committee rejected the measure on a 5-4 vote.

An enhanced concealed weapons license requires some training and time on the range, but can be renewed without any more training. Backers said having school district employees carrying guns could provide added protection if an active-shooter situation occurred.

Opponents said the training...

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