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Minnesota Law Allows Teachers To Carry Guns, And Some Already Are

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MINNEAPOLIS - In the aftermath of the Parkland shooting, President Trump continues to say one solution to school violence is arming teachers. Last month the president said in a speech an armed teacher would have stopped the Parkland, Florida, shooting.
“A teacher would've shot the hell out of him before he knew what happened,” Trump said last month.
Minnesota is actually one of the few states in the country that does allow teachers to carry weapons if they have permission from a school principal or top administrator.
Dig deep into state statutes and you will find 609.66 subdivision 1d...
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MPD: Student Carrying ‘Trump' Flag Assaulted Outside School

MPD: Student Carrying ‘Trump' Flag Assaulted Outside School

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MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis police say no arrests have been made after a student carrying a flag with the word “Trump” on it was assaulted outside of Southwest High School.
Police say the altercation happened while students were outside of the building during National School Walkout Day Wednesday morning.

As students were observing a moment of silence, two students confronted the flag-baring student across the street from campus.
Six other students joined in the confrontation, taking away his flag, damaging his camera and inflicting minor injuries.
Police say a school resource officer...
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