Kentucky Politics Distilled: Should Teachers Carry Guns?

Jan 27, 2018

Credit Nicole Erwin

In this week’s episode of Kentucky Politics Distilled, a school shooting at Marshall County High School sparks debate in Frankfort over whether and how state government can try to prevent gun violence.

On Tuesday morning, a student opened fire on his classmates, killing two teenagers and injuring more than a dozen others. The incident has drawn sympathy from across the country and around the world.

And on the lighter side, what do purple cows have to do with the fractured politics of the Kentucky House of Representatives? Listen to this week’s wrap up with capitol reporter Ryland Barton.


Suggested Reading:

Marshall County Mourns After Deadly School Shooting

In Wake Of School Shooting, A Look At How Kids Get Guns

Under Bill, Kentucky Schools Could Tap Teachers And Staff To Carry Guns

Metro Council Continues Push To Make Local Gun Laws