Ohio school district votes to allow janitors to carry guns on campus

Flickr/atomiclizard An Ohio school district has voted unanimously to allow…

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An Ohio school district has voted unanimously to allow custodians to carry guns to work.

Janitors at the K-12 campus of the school in Montpelier, a town of about 4,000 people, will now be able to pack heat after completing a two-day handgun training course.

The 5-0 vote on Wednesday came a month after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. and as the Obama administration considers funding police officers in public schools to secure campuses.

The National Rifle Association’s response to Sandy Hook was to propose armed guards in every school.

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