Father Sues to Bring Gun to Georgia Elementary School

Principal told him he would be arrested if he brought it on campus.

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. – The father of a little girl who is a student at Beulah Elementary School is suing the school to let him bring his firearm on campus.

Hugh Myers filed the lawsuit in May after the principal told him to leave his gun at home, reports MyFoxAtlanta.

The administrator told Myers he would be arrested if he brought his weapon, unless he did so when he was dropping off or picking up his child, according to the lawsuit.

Myers wants to bring the gun with him in case there is a confrontation.

Most school officials in Georgia are refusing to arm teachers with guns, despite the approval of a new law that went into effect July 1 that allows educators to carry concealed weapons on campus. The new law also allows registered gun owners to bring their weapons to school.

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