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    Some teachers in US schools should have guns on them while teaching, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Sunday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier this week, the leading gun rights advocate in the United States, the National Rifle Association (NRA), endorsed Trump, who has frequently talked on the campaign trail about protecting gun rights, and has proposed eliminating gun-free zones at schools and on military bases.

    "I don’t want to have guns in classrooms, although in some cases teachers should have guns in classrooms, frankly… the things that are going on in our schools are unbelievable," Trump said, speaking to the Fox News Channel.

    Calls for greater gun controls to curb the growing number of mass shootings across the United States have faced fierce opposition from advocates of the Second Amendment to the US Constitution, which guarantees the right to keep and bear arms.

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