By Fred Lucas ~
President Donald Trump will push states to make it easier to seize weapons from people a court finds dangerous, hold federal agencies more accountable for background checks, and promote arming teachers.
The White House’s formal release of a school safety agenda is an early step, as the president is also naming a commission to come up with more recommendations.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds the daily press briefing on Monday where she talks about school safety. (Photo: Kevin Dietsch/UPI/Newscom)
“The president’s plan focuses on the following areas. First, hardening our schools,” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters Monday before the formal release. “We will ensure our schools are safe and secure—just like our airports, stadiums, and government buildings—with better training and preparedness.”
Second, strengthening background checks and prevention. President Trump is supporting legislation and reforms to strengthen the…
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