— An Indiana legislative committee has endorsed a proposal that would
allow guns in school parking lots.
The House Public
Policy Committee approved the bill Tuesday after adding the school gun
provision to a bill that would prohibit local governments from using
taxpayer money for gun buy-back programs.
The addition to
the bill would allow guns to be locked and out of sight in a car in a
school parking lot. Currently, bringing a gun on school property is a
Jim Lucas of Seymour says the provision would protect parents who
inadvertently have their guns with them when they pick up their children.
Members of Moms
Demand Action for Gun Sense in America held up signs protesting the
The bill now
advances to the full House.