According to Peter Foster, The Telegraph, teachers have flocked to a Utah firearms training programme to teach them how to tackle an armed assault like the Sandy Hook elementary massacre that left 20 children and six teachers dead earlier this month.
More than 200 teachers responded to the course offered by the Utah Shooting Sports Council came a week after the National Rifle Association, the powerful national gun lobby group, launched a highly controversial campaign to put armed guards in every school in America.
"I'm thinking this would be a great opportunity to protect the children and protect the teachers if that opportunity arose. That's the reason I'm here," Stephen Pratt, a third grade teacher who was one of the 200 to get a space, told a local television channel…..
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