Bringing a bat to a gun fight...

Via TMJ: 

A school district in Pennsylvania armed its teachers with baseball bats in response to the recent school shootings nationwide.

In the wake of the Parkland School shooting, the Millcreek School District armed its 500 teachers with 16-inch baseball bats.

According to Superintendent Bill Hall, the bats were distributed to each teacher, following an in-service training day on how to respond to school shootings.

Hall says the bats are primarily "symbolic" but are now an option for teachers to use should they need to fight back in a shooting.

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