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Florida passes gun bill to allow armed teachers in classrooms

Gun instructor Mike Stilwell, demonstrates an semi automatic hand gun as as he teaches a packed class in Utah.
A gun class. File photo: George Frey/Getty Images

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) is expected to sign into law a bill that would allow classroom teachers to be armed, after the state's House voted 65 to 47 for the measure Wednesday.

Details: DeSantis expressed early support for the measure, introduced in response to the Parkland school shooting massacre, the Miami Herald reports.

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