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Ore. teacher wants to take gun to school
Associated Press ^ | 10/08/2007 | JEFF BARNARD

Posted on 10/08/2007 5:08:58 PM PDT by monkeycard

MEDFORD, Ore. - High school English teacher Shirley Katz insists she needs to take her pistol with her to work because she fears her ex-husband could show up and try to harm her. She's also worried about a Columbine-style attack.

But Katz's district has barred teachers from bringing guns to school, so she is challenging the ban as unlawful, since Oregon is among states that allow people with a permit to carry concealed weapons into public buildings.

"This is primarily about my Second Amendment right and Oregon law and the simple fact that I know it is my right to carry that gun," said Katz, 44, sitting at the kitchen table of her home outside this city of 74,000


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KEYWORDS: amendment; defense; second; self
"I totally understand she wants to protect herself," said Lauren Forderer, 16, a junior. "But I don't agree she should bring her problems around 2,000 other people

Somebody needs to hire all these teenagers, while they still know everything.

1 posted on 10/08/2007 5:09:01 PM PDT by monkeycard
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Yeah....wait till the ex is standing in the school playing shootem’ up.....Hope the principal is armed.

2 posted on 10/08/2007 5:10:32 PM PDT by goodnesswins (Being Challenged Builds Character! Being Coddled Destroys Character!)
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