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Tags: ML | Emirates | People | Charlize Theron

Theron Calls Idea of Arming US Teachers 'so Outrageous'

Saturday, 17 March 2018 08:38 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Actress Charlize Theron says the idea of arming teachers after recent U.S. school shootings or "adding more guns" to the situation is "so outrageous."

The South African says: "I have a very personal experience with gun violence. I lost my father to gun violence."

She added: "I just don't understand when people try to make the conversation, the argument that the fix is more guns. It is so outrageous to me."

Theron spoke Saturday at the Global Education and Skills Forum being held in Dubai.

Theron says people should "listen to our kids" to solve the problem, speaking just after three students talked about the Feb. 14 Florida school shooting that killed 17 people.

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Actress Charlize Theron says the idea of arming teachers after recent U.S. school shootings or "adding more guns" to the situation is "so outrageous."The South African says: "I have a very personal experience with gun violence. I lost my father to gun violence."She added:...
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