The new law must be viewed in light of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on 14 February last year. Then shot a lone gunman 17 people to death and injuring a further 17.
Florida's local parliament, with the numbers 65 to 47 for a new law that now gives teachers the right to carry guns in the classroom when they teach, writes the news agency Reuters.
the Teachers must first undergo, and pass, a 144 hours long training.
have primarily come from the Democrats as the longest tried to prevent it from becoming a reality. Critics have questioned if the additional weapon to prevent similar massacres in the Parkland shall be repeated.
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