Franklin County school safety bill vetoed http://apr.org en Ala. House Won't Override School Safety Bill Veto http://apr.org/post/ala-house-wont-override-school-safety-bill-veto <P>The Alabama House has voted to uphold Gov. Robert Bentley's veto of a bill to allow teachers and other school personnel to train as reserve sheriff's deputies.</P> <P>The bill was a school safety measure by Democratic Rep. Johnny Mack Morrow of Red Bay. After training, the teachers could carry firearms in school as protection against shooting incidents.</P> <P>Morrow says law enforcement officials and educators in his northwest Alabama county had endorsed the measure.</P> <P>The vote Thursday to override the veto was 39-1. Thu, 07 Mar 2013 23:03:06 +0000 The Associated Press 26322 at http://apr.org Ala. House Won't Override School Safety Bill Veto Ala. Governor Vetoes School Firearms Legislation http://apr.org/post/ala-governor-vetoes-school-firearms-legislation <P>Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has vetoed a Franklin County school safety bill that would have authorized some teachers to carry firearms.</P> <P>The bill would allow teachers and other school personnel in Franklin County and Russellville city schools to train as reserve county sheriff's deputies and then carry firearms in school.</P> <P>It was the first school safety measure this session to pass both the House and Senate. But Bentley said in his veto message that the measure does not contain specific and extensive training requirements. Wed, 06 Mar 2013 12:42:04 +0000 The Associated Press 26182 at http://apr.org Ala. Governor Vetoes School Firearms Legislation