Utah teachers could be paid $500 to install gun safes in their classrooms

A Utah lawmaker wants to incentivize more teachers to carry guns at school by offering them a $500 reimbursement to install “biometric” gun safes in their classrooms.

Rep. Tim Jimenez, R-Tooele, introduced HB0119, which would establish the Educator-Protector Program to encourage teachers to “responsibly secure or carry a firearm on school grounds.” The bill would also offer some liability protections to participating teachers.

Read more on The Salt Lake Tribune.


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