Saturday, March 7, 2015
Nevada Considers Legalizing ‘Pop-Tart’ Guns In Schools
Nevada Considers Legalizing 'Pop-Tart' Guns In Schools | The Daily Caller
“This kind of reminds me of the debate the Founding Fathers had regarding the Bill of Rights,” said Assemblyman Chris Edwards. “Many of them thought they would never need a Bill of Rights because no government would ever violate things like freedom of speech. However, wisdom won out and they put in those precautions just to make sure those things wouldn’t happen to us. I think they were very wise to do so.”
The law would also represent a rollback of zero-tolerance policies in a state that once took them up with gusto. Back in 1999, after the Columbine High School shooting, Nevada lawmakers approved a bill allowing schools to expel students with disciplinary problems for just about any reason. Stories spread of students who faced expulsion for, for instance, including guns in a writing prompt.