A Utah lawmaker has proposed a bill that would allow parents to find out if their children's teachers are carrying firearms at school, reports The Salt Lake Tribune.
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January 17, 2013
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January 03, 2013
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December 17, 2012
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December 14, 2012
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November 26, 2012
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