TN Senators Hagerty, Blackburn Call For Funding Armed Guards At Schools

  • Sens. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., and Bill Hagerty, R-Tenn., are reintroducing the SAFE School Act to set a $900 million grant to fund armed guards, veterans, or police for U.S. public and private schools.
  • “I am beyond heartbroken at the shooting that occurred at The Covenant School in Nashville,” Blackburn said in a video this week after a mentally ill transgender shooter shot and killed three 9-year-old kids and three Christian school staff members. “No parent should have to endure what these families are experiencing.
  • “Schools should be places where children are safe to learn, play, and be children. My legislation with Sen. Hagerty will allow both public and private schools to train and hire veterans and former law enforcement officers to serve as school safety officers as well as increase physical security measures to harden schools. By providing these critical funds, we can help protect our precious children and secure our schools.”
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