Teacher reprimanded for anti-gun syllabus
The University of Utah teacher is under fire for trying to sell, and the audience is students who conceal carry in her class.
A graduate teaching assistant has been criticised after trying to dispose of, and the audience is students who conceal carry weapons in its class, the labelling of them as “absurd, antisocial, and frightening”, and forcing them to stand in a “3X3 pasted square.”
“If you get the feeling that one way or the other at all appropriate to bring a gun to class (hint: it’s not…),” the controversial University of Utah teacher wrote in a section of her syllabus, then the students would be forced to stand in a “Second Amendment zone.”
While the public school instructor recognized that the students ‘ right to bear arms, they claimed that the “right to restrict elements of the Second Amendment in my own classroom” as a “free speech zone.” The assistant said that the students would be forced to stand in a “3×3 taped square on the floor in the back of the classroom…This zone does not include a work desk, because desks are reserved for students that adhere to the personal and psychological safety of their classmates and the teacher.”
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On Monday, Utah State Rep. Karianne Lisonbee – a Republican lawmaker legislation to lower the age of concealed carry in the state to the 18-year-old young woman can defend themselves against potential rapists or attackers – posted a copy of the syllabus on her Facebook page of two students in the class, The Salt Lake Tribune reported.
“I am furious,” Lisonbee wrote, “A University of Utah Professor doesn’t understand the Bill or Rights and the University policy on free speech that is troubling enough. But also more serious nature, she is looking to break state law and deprive the students of their rights.”
Lisonbee also said that “free speech zones” no longer exist in Utah after lawmakers passed 2017 a bill in which all higher education institutions to drop all free speech restrictions.
The university immediately responded and reprimanded the teaching assistant for violating the campus policy and the legislation of a member state, which both allow students to conceal carry.
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The anti-gun teacher is assigned teaching in that class on Tuesday, had to refresh her training on the campus of the policy, and apologized to the students in the class.
“I just think that, for her, to say that you are not at a desk, you don’t have the same rights, such as, that is just something against what our constitution is based on,” Sarah Campbell, a sophomore at the University of Utah told FOX 13.
Caleb Parke is an associate editor for FoxNews.com. You can follow him on Twitter @calebparke