High School Principal Tonia Mason, says her students are like her own children,
and there's nothing she wouldn't do to keep them safe; even if it's carrying a
it comes to it, and legislation is passed and we have to carry weapons, then
that's what I'm going to do to protect my students, because my students are
first and foremost," Dr. Mason said.
Dr. Mason might have that option. Georgia State Representative Paul Battles pre-filed
House Bill 35; allowing school administrators to possess firearms on school
property. Those armed would be required to go through ongoing intensive
training; an expense other state leaders say is unnecessary.
are in fact some physical security measures that can be taken to provide
another layer of security in advance to people even getting inside the school
that I think we've got to do a better job of exploring, but more importantly,
implementing that may be more cost effective as opposed to putting guns in
everyone's hands," said Senator Hardie Davis.
Mason is already taking action into her own hands; strongly enforcing preventative
measures to secure students, like requiring students to always have their
school ID with them. Dr. Mason says today four students were put in detention for
not wearing their IDs.
by any means necessary that we make sure that they're in a safe educational
environment," Dr. Mason said.
The bill would not permit teachers or coaches to carry weapons.
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