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By Karla Pomeroy

School safety and Second Amendment rights prompt Agar to support gun bills


March 2, 2017

CHEYENNE — A bill to allow school district employees to have firearms on school property passed a final hurdle before heading to the governor’s desk.

House Bill 194 passed third reading in the House Feb. 1 on a 46-14 vote. It was passed in the Senate 28-2 on third reading Feb. 27 with amendments. On Tuesday, the House concurred with the Senate’s version on a 57-3 vote and the House Speaker signed Enrolled Act 93 Wednesday.

According to the bill, “The board of trustees in each school district may adopt rules and regulations, in consultation with local law enforcement, to allow the po...

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