In the wake of the Newtown massacre, National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre said, “The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.” Calls for armed guards in schools followed and teachers from Ohio to Texas to Utah have been flocking to free gun trainings. On Thursday, we’ll explore how educators, parents and others are processing the Newtown tragedy and what it will take to keep schools safe.
- Jason Goates, supports armed teachers
- Casey Davies, Utah Concealed Firearm Permits
- Sue Porter, former teacher and Executive Director of Color Country UniServ, a UEA affiliate
- Miriam Walkingshaw, Utah Parents Against Gun Violence
The colorful and dramatic baskets of five families living in Navajo country take center stage this weekend at the Utah Museum of Natural History. On Thursday, we learn more about the exhibit “Weaving a Revolution” and the network of weavers, designers and trading post proprietors who are creating a new art form.
The exhibit, “Weaving a Revolution: A Celebration of Contemporary Navajo Baskets,” opens Saturday, Jan. 12 and runs through Sunday, April 28 at the Utah Museum of Natural History, 301 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City.
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