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Louisiana lawmakers spurn idea to arm teachers for safety

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana teachers won't be allowed to carry guns at schools, lawmakers decided Wednesday as they rejected a proposal opposed by law enforcement, educators and the governor.

After about two hours of debate on how best to protect schoolchildren in the wake of deadly school shootings, the House criminal justice committee killed the bill by a vote of 9-7.

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