Author: Brandon Quester

Armed teachers aim to defend K-12 schools

Kasey Hansen yelled as she pointed her loaded handgun at a target’s chest at a shooting range outside Salt Lake City. “I want to protect my students,” said Hansen, a special needs teacher in Utah. “I’m going to stand in front of a bullet for any student that is in my protection and so I want another option to defend us.” Hansen carries her pink handgun, Lucy, with her every day to...