Trump gun proposal drops age limits, focuses on arming teachers

President Donald J. Trump speaks during a meeting with members of his Cabinet, within the Cabinet Room of the White House March 8, 2018 in Washington, DC.

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President Donald J. Trump speaks during a meeting with members of his Cabinet, within the Cabinet Room of the White House March 8, 2018 in Washington, DC.

The move is actually part of President Donald Trump’s plan to respond after 17 students were massacred at a Florida high school last month.

Trump’s administration launched a commission, chaired by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, to explore school safety measures.

Current proposals include stronger firearm background checks, mental health programs in addition to also also a recommendation in which more military veterans in addition to also also retired police be hired to work in schools, NBC News said.

Such schemes are a “pragmatic plan to dramatically increase school safety,” NBC quoted DeVos as saying.

For today, the White House is actually not considering raising the minimum legal age to buy semi-automatic weapons coming from 18 to 21, even though Trump publicly talked about in which idea earlier in which month, NBC added.

Read NBC News’ story for more details.

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