guns http://wboi.org en Lawmakers Hear Testimony on Hoosier Gun Bill http://wboi.org/post/lawmakers-hear-testimony-hoosier-gun-bill <p>Legislation that would allow guns to be locked in cars on school property is attracting national attention.&nbsp; The head of an anti-gun violence group testified Monday in a committee hearing on the bill.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Proposed legislation would allow licensed gun owners to keep their guns locked in their cars on school property, which is currently a felony.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:38:14 +0000 Brandon Smith 27505 at http://wboi.org Lawmakers Hear Testimony on Hoosier Gun Bill School Safety Bill Passes Without Armed Personnel Mandate http://wboi.org/post/school-safety-bill-passes-without-armed-personnel-mandate <p></p><p>The Indiana House Monday passed a school safety bill minus a controversial provision that could have required schools to arm teachers and principals.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The school safety bill creates a $10 million grant fund Indiana schools can use to evaluate existing school safety measures, purchase safety equipment or hire school resource officers –law enforcement with extra training for work in the school environment.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 17:55:13 +0000 Brandon Smith 13370 at http://wboi.org