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Alabama lawmaker proposes bill allowing teachers to carry guns at school

Alabama lawmaker proposes bill allowing teachers to carry guns at school

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GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. - Alabama State Representative Will Ainsworth says he will introduce legislation that would allow some public school teachers and administrators to carry a gun during school hours. He says concerned educators from Marshall County reached out to him Thursday evening in the wake of the Parkland, Florida shooting that left 17 dead. "They wanted to know what we could do to prevent that in Alabama," said Ainsworth. The first term legislator says he is researching the issue. "Our kids are literally sitting ducks. You saw the video online of kids having to hide behind desks – they were literally defenseless. That's where this came from," explained Ainsworth. Ainsworth plans to work with lawmakers from other Alabama communities to draft this legislation. "If a teacher, an admin
Alabama Woman Badly Injured in Near-Fatal Crash Survives After Wandering in Woods for 35 Hours

Alabama Woman Badly Injured in Near-Fatal Crash Survives After Wandering in Woods for 35 Hours

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Lisa Holman was just one mile from her Alabama home on Friday when she lost control of her car, and the vehicle swerved down a rain-soaked embankment and hit a tree. Holman, 45, would spend the next 35 hours fighting to stay alive in Shelby County woods. Holman crashed around 10 p.m. on County Road 36 in Pelham, police officials said in a news conference. She suffered six cracked ribs, a broken clavicle, a fractured vertebrae and a lacerated spleen, according to AL.com. “She was confused. She was down in a hole. It was very dark,” Pelham Police Chief Larry Palmer said at the news conference, noting that Holman told him she believes she passed out that night. “When she woke up, she realized she needed to get out of the car. Something told her to get out.” She managed to climb out of the bac