Teachers in Ohio, Texas Flock To Free Gun Training ClassesSubmitted by emalvini on Wed, 01/09/2013 - 06:03
Teachers in Ohio, Texas Flock To Free Gun Training Classes
By KIM PALMER and JIM FORSYTH, Reuters
The Hartford Courant
5:27 p.m. EST, January 8, 2013
School teachers in Texas and Ohio are flocking to free firearms classes in the wake of the Connecticut elementary school massacre, some vowing to protect their students with guns even at the risk of losing their jobs.
In Ohio, more than 900 teachers, administrators and school employees asked to take part in the Buckeye Firearms Association's newly created, three-day gun training program, the association said.
In Texas, an $85 Concealed Handgun License (CHL) course offered at no cost to teachers filled 400 spots immediately, forcing the school to offer another class, one instructor said