Gallup Poll: Most Educators Don't Want to Be Armed With Guns

Gallup Poll: Most Educators Don't Want to Be Armed With Guns
Jerry Larson/Waco Tribune Herald, via AP

President Trump and U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos may support arming teachers, but the majority of educators are opposed to the idea of their colleagues having guns in the classroom, saying it would make them feel less safe.

That's according to a new poll released Friday from Gallup, which surveyed 497 K-12 educators this month about their attitudes toward guns in schools. Surveyors found that 73 percent of teachers opposed being trained to use firearms while 20 percent favored it.

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