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State House approves “Safe Schools Act”



by Rebecca Grapevine | Feb 27, 2023 | Capitol Beat News Service

ATLANTA – The state House of Representatives handily passed a bill Monday aimed at bolstering school safety in Georgia.  

The “Safe Schools Act,” which has the strong support of Gov. Brian Kemp, passed on a 148-20 vote....

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  1. “Unfortunately, there is no evidence to indicate this bill is going to make our schools safer,” said freshman Rep. Anne Allen Westbrook, D-Savannah. “It’s just one more burden this body is putting on teachers and students in Georgia’s public schools.” This from an idiot who believes more gun control laws will decrease crime and firearm violence, supports no/low bail and reduced prison sentences.

  2. The chicken does come before the egg.
    The unrest, discord & ever accelerating downward spiral of Schools is nothing more than the mirror of the downward spiral happening all around the school.
    These people deceive themselves.
    I would say that they need to pass a ” Safe World Act “, except that Bill was written a long time ago.
    We just choose to ignore it and go our own way.

    ” THIS IS THE WAY, WALK YE IN IT ” ( Isaiah 30:21 )

  3. Completely useless bill and I agree with the democrat who called it another burden for teachers.
    Here’s what would make sense: on every hallway, at least two teachers will keep weapons locked in their classroom. Every classroom can have a lockbox and no potential shooter will know which teacher(s) is armed. Also fund training for teachers – you want teachers to train kids how to act, but expect this to be a normal part of their school responsibilities? Pay for it! So sick of teachers getting more dumped on them and then hearing from idiots that teachers aren’t teaching kids.

  4. I believe our tax money would be better spent providing every public school in Georgia with at least two well trained and experienced retired police officers. One could roam the buildings and classrooms while the other operated metal detecting equipment and conducted spot checks.

  5. “Depression for 90 days after active-shooter drills”. I remember our atomic bomb drills in the ’50’s. After drills we got back in our desks, finished our lesson, went to the playground, played baseball, maybe pulled a girl’s pony tail, ran like heck, went back to our desks. Depression, anxiety, never saw or knew of such a thing.

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