Jones Renews Criticism of Arming Teachers

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones (D-Mountain Brook) renewed criticism of a proposal to arm teachers following the Florida school massacre.   "Doing that's just a dumb idea," Jones said during an appearance in Huntsville. "Doesn't matter whether it's a bill in the Alabama Legislature, or coming out of the White House."   Jones said teachers "have enough responsibilities," without arming them.    But President Trump again defended the idea Friday, during a joint press conference at the White House with the Australian prime minister.  "When you have somebody with a gun, staring you down, it's going to be a lot different."  


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