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South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a law that will allow teachers to carry guns in the classroom, the New York Times reports.
The state’s law is considered to be the first of its kind; so far, about two dozen states have proposed similar bills to arm teachers in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, but none of them have been pushed through.
According to the Times, the law explains that “school districts may choose to allow a school employee, hired security officer or volunteer to serve as a ‘sentinel’ who can carry a firearm in the school.” However, “the law does not require school districts to do this.”
Although he believes that most school districts will not utilize it, the governor said in an interview: “I think it does provide the same safety precautions that a citizen expects when a law enforcement officer enters onto a premises.”
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World's best pie apple. Essential for Tarte Tatin. Has five prominent ribs.
So pretty. So early. So ephemeral. Tastes like strawberry candy (slightly).
My personal fave. Ultra-crisp. Graham cracker flavor. Should be famous. Isn't.
High flavored with notes of blood orange and allspice. Very rare.
Jefferson's favorite. The best all-purpose American apple.
New Hampshire's native son has a grizzled appearance and a strangely addictive curry flavor. Very, very rare.
Makes the best hard cider in America. Soon to be famous.
Freak seedling found in an Oregon field in the '60s has pink flesh and a fragrant strawberry snap. Makes a killer rose cider.
Ben Franklin's favorite. Queen Victoria's favorite. Only apple native to NYC.
Really does taste like pineapple.