At CPAC Trump doubled down on his proposal to arm teachers who have had firearms training…
(The Hill) Samuel L. Jackson took to Twitter to criticize President Trump after he made repeated pushes for arming trained teachers as a way to address school shootings.
“Can someone that’s been in a Gunfight tell that Muthaf—- that’s Never been in a Gunfight, the flaws of his Arm The Teachers plan??!!” Jackson tweeted on Friday.
Can someone that’s been in a Gunfight tell that Muthafukka that’s Never been in a Gunfight, the flaws of his Arm The Teachers plan??!!
— Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) February 23, 2018.
Trump tweeted on Thursday that highly trained teachers would serve as a deterrent to school shootings following the deadly attack at a Florida high school last week.
The president called for 20 percent of teachers — with military or special training experience — to be allowed to carry concealed guns.
Student survivors of the Florida school shooting that left 17 people dead have led reignited calls for action on gun violence.
On Wednesday, Trump held a listening session at the White House with students and parents affected by school shootings to discuss solutions…