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United States

16 January 2006

Tahlequah Daily Press (Oklahoma), Editorial

Americans cherish their Second Amendment rights, so not many eyebrows may be lifted by a bill in the Oklahoma Legislature that would allow superintendents and principals to carry guns on school property. But at the risk of sounding like Yoda, lift them we should. According to Rep. Bud Smithson, D-Sallisaw, a retired state trooper and a firearms safety instructor, administrators need to be able to protect themselves "when violence erupts in the schools." Since Smithson... (

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