Ahead Of Vote, PA Senate Amends Controversial Guns-In-Schools Bill

HARRISBURG (WSKG) — A plan to allow teachers to carry guns in schools is positioned for final vote in the legislature Wednesday.   Democrats added an amendment late Tuesday afternoon in an effort to ease some of the reservations of gun control and teachers’ groups, though the measure still may have a tough time getting past Governor Tom Wolf.  Republican Senator Donald White of Indiana County is the main force behind the controversial piece of legislation. He said it is designed to give school districts more options in protecting students from attacks. But others are concerned. Ceasefire PA’s Shira Goodman, for one, said she thinks it’s more likely to create liabilities.