State Senator J.B. Jennings

Common Sense Bill for Students Making Gun Shapes in School

Baltimore MD--Under Proposed Bill, Students Who Form Finger In Shape Of Gun Would Not Be Suspended State Senator J.B. Jennings say he wants it to bring some common sense discipline to state schools.  Last week Anne Arundel County school officials suspended 7-year-old Joshua Welch last week for eating a pastry in the shape of a gun.   Senator Jennings said “These kids are 6 or 7 years old. They don’t understand what they’re doing,”  Jennings says zero tolerance rules on school campuses are going too far, so he wrote a bill. It bans school leaders from suspending students who make the shape of a gun with their fingers or food, or students who draw a gun on a piece of paper. …

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