Army veteran banned from daughterâs school for photo of concealed weapons permit
Tanya Mount said she is being targeted by the principal of McBean Elementary School in Hephzibah, where her disabled daughter attends. According to the mother, who volunteers at the school, she was approached by a police officer from the Richmond County Board of Education and was warned that she was about to get a criminal trespass warning, WRDW-TV reported.
âHe tells me that âWeâre going to issue you a criminal trespass warning,ââ she recalls the officer as saying. ââThe principal is scared of you and she doesnât want you on the grounds.â I ask for what? And he asks, âWere you in the Army?â and I said, yes. Heâs like, âDo you have a concealed weapons permit?â I said, yes.â
âI feel like a criminal. I want to be heard. I want a public apology,â she told the station.
âI am a private person. However, after serving OUR country, it is my DUTY to make sure that our lives are not infringed upon. However, do it all within the confinements of the LAW, I am a law-abiding citizen,â Miss Mount posted on Facebook, Fox News reported.
âIt is my duty and responsibility as the principal of this school to ensure the safety and security of all of our faculty, staff and students,â she told the station.