The Indiana General Assembly's shoot-from-the-hip idea of having secret armed personnel carry guns in schools, like air marshals, had a number of serious flaws, one of them potentially fatal.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House on Thursday backed off a plan to require at least one person in every public school including charter schools carry a firearm at all times.
On the heels of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, many ideas have been proposed to stop the violence. In regard to firearms, some groups want to ban and confiscate all guns while others want to legally arm all residents, and in particular, school administrators and teachers.
An Indiana House committee on Tuesday approved a plan that would require each of the state's public schools to have an employee packing heat on the premises during school hours. Those legislators' response to the problem of guns in schools is to require guns in schools. Seriously.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence defended his proposed income tax cut during his first State of the State address Monday, and pledged to expand the availability of private school vouchers, promote vocational education and encourage strong families.
INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller on Thursday endorsed legislation that formalizes the role of school resource officer and provides school corporations matching funds of up to $50,000 a year to pay local police to do the job.
Once again, another tragedy has occurred against innocent people committed by somebody affected by demons. My thoughts and prayers go out to the families of the 20 beautiful innocent children and the six adults from Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., who senselessly lost their l…
This shooter fit the profile of many shooters during recent years: young male and a loner. How much time did he spend playing video games where he shot his antagonists ? How much violence did he watch every day on cable TV? You can see he was practicing killing by how many he killed before h…
Did you forget? God was kicked out of our schools long ago. When you remove the Light, darkness fills the void.
As our nation searches for answers following the incident in Newtown, Conn., the usual discussion about gun control is now joined by a conversation about mental health and the availability of treatment services to those in need. It is a conversation we should welcome.
INDIANAPOLIS | The governors of Indiana and Illinois are asking residents of both states to participate in a moment of silence and reflection at 8:30 a.m. region time Friday to remember the 20 students and six teachers murdered at that time one week earlier in Newtown, Conn.
INDIANAPOLIS | In the wake of last week's Connecticut school shooting, Gov.-elect Mike Pence announced Wednesday the state budget he proposes next month will include funding for a comprehensive evaluation of Indiana school security.
NORMAL | Police say a teacher tackled a student and detained him just after gunshots were fired into the ceiling of a packed classroom at a central Illinois high school.
BRAZIL, Ind. | A bullet was fired through a cafeteria window at a western Indiana elementary school in an apparent drive-by shooting on Thursday, authorities said.
CLEVELAND | A gunman opened fire in a downtown high school Wednesday before killing himself, and five people were taken to a hospital, authorities said.
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