One critic called the move a "horrific" response to school shootings, arguing, "Where there are more guns, there is more gun violence."
"I am not complaining that we got a new safety measure; I am just upset that this is the solution," the Arkansas teacher said.
The measure announced Monday "will not eliminate safety concerns" but is "one of several steps" to protect students, said the Dallas school district.
Police have faced criticism for how officers responded to the shooting, which saw 19 children and two teachers killed.
A 17-year-old allegedly threatened to "end" those who hurt him in Snapchat messages that included an image of a toy gun.
Survivors of gun violence and the families of victims of shootings made impassioned speeches calling for stricter gun control legislation.
Nugent proposed reducing doors at schools and installing military-style "commandos" who are "looking for trouble" as a way to stop repeated mass shootings.
The aftermath of the Uvalde school shooting has drawn focus toward the sale and regulation of the gun used to commit the atrocity: The AR-15 rifle.
More than 13,000 Americans were killed by firearms in 2020, compared to just over 1,700 who were killed by knives.
Ninety percent of respondents to the survey said they were afraid that a shooting would happen at their schools.
On Wednesday, parents of a child killed in the Uvalde school shooting testified in front of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, calling for new gun laws.
"I'm all for public execution," a man said outside the NRA convention in Texas, seconds before decrying abortion as "murder."
"Kudos to Matthew for keeping this light shining on Uvalde. Much respect to him," a user said.
The Republican congresswoman, who represents Georgia, says placing more guns into schools will increase children's safety.
Representative Carolyn Maloney said Friday that a hearing scheduled for next week is about examining the country's gun violence epidemic and "saving lives."
Republicans last year capitalized on public anger over critical race theory and mask mandates. This year, Democrats can put them on defense over gun control.
Jonathan Trent Patterson, 22, has been charged with electronically transmitting multiple shooting threats relating to several schools in Anderson County.
The pro-gun group has bene criticized for ties to foreign nationals in wake of the Uvalde school shooting.
"When faced with a problem, people turn to the experts," Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry said Wednesday announcing a partnership with a security company.
Arredondo is accused of making "the wrong decision" by delaying officers from entering the classroom where a gunman was attacking children calling 911 for help.
Google Trends show spike on people looking to purchase firearm after latest school shooting in the country.
That's about 2.4 mass shootings a day since 19 children and two children were killed in Uvalde last week.
While mass shootings keep occurring across the country, one group that's avoided scrutiny is the press.
Newsweek offers an analysis of the Texas school shooting, including the timeline of the massacre, and why it took police so long to enter the classroom.
"I have great pride in my profession...But that pride was diminished somewhat this week," ex-commissioner Bill Bratton said Sunday.
The GOP lawmaker, who backs gun rights, said Sunday he's "open" to a ban or certification for AR-15s.
Students were "sacrificed" while police "were sitting behind a wall," said Jesse Rodriguez, who lost his 10-year-old daughter.
A clip of the former president dancing onstage at a NRA conference on Friday has been viewed over 2.7 million times on Twitter.
Two psychologists have highlighted the importance of parents speaking to their children about the school shooting and how to handle it.
Texas Rep. Tony Gonzales claimed the Uvalde shooter had been arrested for planning a school shooting once he turned 18.