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Film: 'G if For Gun - The Arming of Teachers in America'

Event Details

April 30, 2018
6:45 pm

Furcolo Hall

Room: 102

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
John Ciampa

"G is for Gun" is a 30-minute documentary film exploring the highly controversial trend of armed faculty and staff in K-12 schools. Only five years ago this practice was practically unheard of, but since the Sandy Hook massacre in 2012, it has spread to as many as 13 states.

Often without public knowledge, there are teachers, administrators, custodians, nurses and bus drivers carrying guns in America’s schools. G is for Gun documents a growing program in Ohio that is training school staff to respond to active shooter situations with guns, and follows the story of one Ohio community divided over arming its teachers.

Event Category

Film Film Screening