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EXCLUSIVE: GOP Rep To Unveil Bill That Would Allow Active, Retired Law Enforcement To Concealed Carry In School Zones
Republican Rep. August Pfluger of Texas will introduce school security legislation Friday, the Daily Caller News Foundation learned.
The legislation, dubbed the Police Officers Protecting Children Act, would allow active and retired law enforcement officers to carry concealed firearms in a school zone for the purposes of protecting students and amends the Gun Free School Zones Act. Republican Reps. Nicole Malliotakis and Claudia Tenney of New York and Don Bacon of Nebraska are cosponsoring the legislation, which is endorsed by the Texas Public Policy Foundation and the National Association for Gun Rights.