You will soon be allowed to carry guns in school parking lots in the state of Indiana. And I don’t mean college campuses, I mean every school K-12 and beyond.
Both houses of the Indiana legislature voted Thursday night to approve a bill permitting guns on school grounds. The bill now goes to the state’s conservative Gov. Mike Pence (R) for his consideration. If Pence signs the bill, it would permit parents, teachers, school visitors and students who belong to high school gun clubs to keep guns in their locked cars in school parking lots, although it does not permit them in school buildings or buses.
And what could go wrong? What are the chances of a student or parent accidentally carrying their gun into the school building or onto a school bus?
Why, through legislative action, would you want to increase the chances of someone getting shot at school by moving guns closer than ever to the building?
I think if the NRA and gun fetishists had their way, children would be allowed to pack heat inside school for protection. After all, you never know when your kid may need to stand his ground.