LACEY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey school district has revised a policy that banned students from having guns outside of school.
The policy had said Lacey students could be punished for having weapons “on or off school grounds.” But it now states that students cannot bring weapons to school or on a bus.READ MORE: CBS3 Mysteries: Detectives Searching For Man They Believe Can Help Solve Santino Thomas' Murder Case
The Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs had threatened to sue the district over the policy. That came amid reports that two students had been suspended for posting a picture of guns at a shooting range.READ MORE: Sharon Hill Borough Council Launches Independent Investigation Into Fatal Shooting Of 8-Year-Old Fanta Bility
The district has said reports of the discipline were incorrect but has declined to provide specifics, citing privacy rules.
The gun association says the policy change appears to address its major concerns. But the group’s lawyers are still reviewing it.MORE NEWS: 19-Year-Old Man Killed In Double Shooting Inside Port Richmond Home, Police Say
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