Union resolutions

Resolution to oppose the use of weapons in school-based safety drills

WHEREAS, Indiana teachers were assaulted with plastic pellets in something called an "active shooter drill,” and,

WHEREAS, in actual assaults, teachers have saved student lives; and,

WHEREAS, in the course of doing so, some teachers have sacrificed their own lives; and,

WHEREAS, it’s of no benefit whatsoever to terrorize people in schools; be it, therefore

RESOLVED, that the United Federation of Teachers categorically opposes the use of weapons of any sort against teachers, students, or anyone present in schools in drills or any school-sponsored activities.

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