PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ A judge in Oregon has ruled against a high
school English teacher who wanted to take her gun to school for
School district policy prohibits employees from carrying
firearms on school grounds. But 44-year-old Shirley Katz, who has a
concealed weapons permit, says she has the right to carry the
weapon for protection against intruders and her ex husband. He
allegedly threatened her during their divorce but has denied the
Katz's lawyer says the school district's gun ban amounts to a
local ordinance. And he contends, under Oregon law, only the
legislature can regulate firearms.
But the judge ruled the district has the right to set policy for
The teacher plans to appeal.