A new Oklahoma House bill recently passed and is heading to the state Senate. The bill would allow Oklahoma school teachers who possess a valid CCW permit the option to carry concealed firearms on campus.
Oklahoma classrooms are facing a serious problem as the kids head back to school. There's a teacher shortage in the Sooner State that has become a real crisis. More and more educators are leaving the state and/or profession to find better opportunities elsewhere.
All this week McDonald's has been giving teachers and educators a FREE BREAKFAST as a thank you for everything you do. If you're a teacher or school administrator you still have some time this week to stop by McDonald's and get your free breakfast.
The Oklahoma House of Representatives just passed House Bill 2588 which would allow teachers, administrators and other school personnel to carry firearms on school campuses. The new bill would require that they possess a valid handgun license and met other requirements and criteria set forth by the board of education in their respective districts. HB 2588 passed the house by a (79-19) vote and will now head to the Senate.
At the Save Our Schools Million Teacher March in Washington DC on July 30th, actor Matt Damon was grilled on his feelings about public school educators. Damon, who attended public school in Boston as a youth and whose own mother is a public school teacher, made some impassioned remarks in defense of teachers.