Washington governor confronts Trump on proposal to arm teachers

"I have listened to the first-grade teachers, who don't want to be pistol-packing first-grade teachers," said Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee during a meeting at the White House.
2:31 | 02/27/18

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We have program called the extreme risk protection order system that has been supremely effective. In allowing family members that realize there's a wrist to have them separated from their firearm. It involves a judicial decision that involves the hearing. And it is stabilized Hampshire in the state of Washington. And I would commend it to you for national attention. Because it mixtures that would you have an uncle that might be you have concern about depression. It allows law enforcement to separate your your uncle and depressed uncle from this fire. If you have somebody in your family that might have some violent tendencies. After hearing in an ex partner or potential ex party order. You get an order to actually allow law enforcement to remove them it's been an operation for years it's been extremely successful communities second issue. Now I know that you have suggested. Arming our teachers. And I just an honest. I'd give teachers doctor arming a small portion that are very gun adapt that truly know how to handle because if I do feel governor's very important. That gun free zones you have a gun free zone it's like an invitation for these very sick people to go there. I do think that there has to be some form of major retaliation. If they're able to enter school. And if that happens you know can have any problems and what Kazan never going to the school you're never gonna have a problem so it would just be a very small. Group of people that are very gonna dipped into effect if I. May respond to that let me just suggest whatever percentages I heard at one time you might have suggested 40%. Whatever percentage it is speaking as a grandfather right speaking as the governor of the state or Washington. I have listened to the people who would be affected by that. I've listened to the biology teachers and they don't want to do that at any percentage. I've listened to the first grade teachers that don't want to be pistol packing first grade teachers I've listened to law enforcement who have said. They don't want to have to train teachers as law enforcement agencies which takes about six months. I just think this is circumstance where we need to listen that educators should educate. And they should not be forested upon this responsibility of packing he. In first grade classes. Now I understand you have suggested this and we suggest things and sometimes there we listened to people about it maybe they don't look so good little later. So I just suggest we need a little. Rest reading here a little more listening and let's just take that off the table and move forward art thank you very much you know we have a number of states right now. That do that.

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