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Tag: GUNS IN SCHOOLS

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Bill to criminally charge parents whose child brings a firearm to school passes committee; Penalty downgraded to Class A misdemeanor

House Bill 123 (HB123), sponsored by State Rep. Barbara Drummond (D-Mobile), would make parents and guardians criminally liable if their children bring a gun to school, only if the firearm was not “reasonably secure.”

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State Rep. Drummond bill would charge parents of students who bring guns to school with a Class C felony — 'We need to get parents' attention'

With the recent shooting at a Christian school in Nashville, Tennessee, still heavy on the hearts and minds of America, State Rep. Barbara Drummond (D-Mobile) is hoping her new bill will reduce the risk of a similar tragedy playing out in Alabama by placing much of the responsibility on parents.

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Alabama's Sentry Program allowing school administrators to be armed 'still active' says Ivey spox

For five years, Alabama has had a program in place that allows some school administrators to have guns on campus.