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Newt Gingrich Thinks America Should Arm Teachers To Stop School Shootings

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Former Republican Speaker of The House Newt Gingrich said America should begin arming school teachers and administrators to protect their students from mass shootings, Tuesday on “Fox & Friends.”

The first step is to arm people within the schools and give them a fighting chance, Gingrich said in response to what can be done to stop the next mass shooter.

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“Well, first of all, you’re not going to stop all of them which is why I think we have to have some kind of armed defenders who are also school teachers or administrators in every school in the country,” Gingrich said. “Second, I notice that President Trump did strongly support what Senator Cornyn is trying to do. Senator Cornyn does have a bill which expands the gun check. And I think most Americans would agree with that.”

“I mean, if you have somebody who is just blatantly obviously nuts, they shouldn’t be able to get a gun. This should not be a hard problem,” he concluded.

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