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Trump calls for teachers to be allowed to carry weapons

Former US President Donald Trump has called for teachers to be allowed to take up arms in the wake of the Texas school shooting, which killed 21 people.    Addressing the National Rifle Convention in Houston, Texas, on Friday, Trump said: "We can all agree that our schools should not be targets... The time has therefore come under the Comprehensive School Security Plan to allow trained teachers to conceal a weapon. "




Former US President Donald Trump has called for teachers to be allowed to take up arms in the wake of the Texas school shooting, which killed 21 people.


Addressing the National Rifle Convention in Houston, Texas, on Friday, Trump said: "We can all agree that our schools should not be targets... The time has therefore come under the Comprehensive School Security Plan to allow trained teachers to conceal a weapon. "


  1. Trump also called for increased funding for the police
  2. and expanded recruitment to improve their training across the country
  3. "noting that" this is a matter of will, not money


If the United States has $40 billion for Ukraine, we must be able to do everything we can to protect our children. "


Trump proposed providing schools with metal detectors and deploying police or armed guards to schools.


He called for Democrats not to be allowed to impose restrictions on the right to buy and own arms, claiming that Democrats were seeking to ban it entirely.


Trump vowed to fight violent crimes "in a way no one has ever done" in the event he runs for president again and wins the election.


  • The National Rifle Association conference was held in Texas amid mass protests
  • with participants demanding action to curb armed violence and gun restrictions in the country, including a ban on the sale of assault rifles.
  • This comes just 3 days after the shooting at a school in Yovald City in the same state, which killed 21 people, most of them children, and injured 17 others.



In the presence of Trump and two days after a bloody massacre... American gun lobby holds conference in Texas



On Friday, the influential American gun lobby is holding its annual meeting in Texas amid heated controversy three days after the horrific shooting in a state school.


  1. The National Rifle Association NRA is holding its rally in the presence of former President Donald Trump
  2. an hour's land distance from Yuvaldi Elementary School
  3. where an 18-year-old killed 19 children and two teachers by a semi-automatic rifle.


Trump said Wednesday that the United States "needs real solutions and real leadership in this period, not politicians or partisan considerations."


"I will therefore abide by the pledge I made a while ago and address the National Rifle Association Conference in Texas," he said, promising to deliver an "important speech to the American people."


The pro-gun lobby meeting takes place at a time when the police face criticism for delaying interference at the Yovaldi school.


  • Many testimonies confirmed that the pupils' parents had waited too long in front of
  • the school without the police intervening in the massacre of pupil Salvador Ramos in a class, which was also shown on video.
  • Victor Escalon, director of the Texas Department of Local Security
  • said that about an hour after Ramos entered the school, Border Patrol units arrived and "entered the school and killed the suspect."


He explained during a press conference that there was "a lot of information and a lot of vague points" in the investigation, adding that "this takes time."


Contrary to earlier reports, Escalon stated that the massacre's executor did not confront any policemen before entering Rob Elementary School.


He said Ramos shot at the school before entering, and "four minutes later" the first two policemen arrived at the site.


The incident resulted in 21 deaths, 17 people were injured, including three policemen. The massacre's outlet targeted his grandmother before he went to school, where he opened fire with an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle.


The manufacturer announced that it would not participate in the National Rifle Association's conference.