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Posted by on Dec 19, 2016 in Education |

DHF in the News: Kern County School District’s Gun Policy Leaves Some Uneasy: KQED The California Report, 12/19/16

Three school districts in California allow some staff to carry guns on campus. But now officials in Kern County, the largest high school district in the state, say teachers can bring a weapon in the classroom if they have a permit to carry a concealed weapon. Also, the gun cannot be loaded. So why does Kern County say it’s cool if adults bring guns to school? Reporter: Alice Daniel

Gerald Cantu, Ph.D., Civic Engagement Director for the Dolores Huerta Foundation expresses concerns over the terrible school climate created when school districts allow staff to carry guns on campus.

Listen to the audio by clicking on this link

 

Sign the petition calling on the Kern High School District Board of Trustees to rescind policies allowing concealed weapons in schools.

Click here to add your name: tinyurl.com/stopKHSDguns