... evidence-based measures like universal background checks and red flag laws that allow law enforcement to temporarily keep guns from people displaying threatening behavior are proven solutions that could save an untold number of lives. By refusing to even consider these fixes, Hutchinson indicates he'd rather hunker down and react to mass shootings than do what needs to be done to stop them from happening in the first place.Want specifics? Here are some ideas the Moms might give to state Board.
Worried parents are contemplating homeschooling should we opt to turn our public schools into armed fortresses. Many great teachers are saying they cannot do the job of teaching and SWAT-teaming at the same time, and that after a career of being insulted and discounted, this could be the last straw. In a state where public education has been embattled for years, where parents have had to fight to keep entire districts from being charterized, and where now the state is subsidizing private and parochial schools with 529 plan tax exemptions for K-12 tuition, keeping public schools healthy and thriving is not a priority. In fact, a mass exodus of teachers and students fleeing guns in their classrooms might be just what Arkansas politicians have in mind.