Guns on Campus (for Professors Only)

January 27, 2010

Pro-gun organizations have angered many educators in the last year with bills that would end bans on carrying concealed weapons on campus. Higher education leaders have generally replied that colleges have enough problems without gun-wielding students or, even worse, drunk, gun-wielding students. An Arizona lawmaker, however, has proposed legislation that would lift the ban on concealed weapons on public colleges and university faculty members -- but only for faculty members who have permits. The Arizona Republic reported that faculty members are monitoring and evaluating the legislation.

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