Tag Archives: Jim Lucas

Far-Right Indiana Rep Flashes Gun At Student Activists

The Indiana Statehouse File reports: Students from Burris Laboratory School in Muncie who were visiting the Statehouse Tuesday say they felt threatened after Rep. Jim Lucas, R-Seymour, opened his coat and flashed a handgun. The students, members of Students Demand Action, had traveled to Indianapolis to attend the annual Advocacy Day held at the state capitol to ask lawmakers to …

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Indiana House Approves Gun Training For Teachers

The Indiana Capital Chronicle reports: The Indiana House on Tuesday passed a bill providing state funding to train teachers who carry guns in classrooms after an emotional debate. School districts can already authorize the arming of teachers, but there isn’t a specific training curriculum — or much money — to go with it. “This is just a standardized [training] format …

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