Kentucky High Court: Guns in Car Legal on Campus

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Kentucky High Court: Guns in Car Legal on Campus
Kentucky High Court: Guns in Car Legal on Campus
Kentucky High Court: Guns in Car Legal on Campus
Kentucky High Court: Guns in Car Legal on Campus

Students and staff members at Kentucky universities may keep guns and other deadly weapons in a car, but the schools may continue to regulate them elsewhere on campus, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

The high court in Frankfort found that while two Kentucky laws conflict on the issue, lawmakers “expressed a strong public policy” in favor of exempting a person’s vehicle from the restrictions on deadly weapons on campus.

Under Kentucky law, universities have a right to control the possession of deadly weapons on property under their control. Another law allows concealed weapons permit carriers to store the weapon in a vehicle’s glove compartment.

Justice Wil Schroeder, writing for the court, said the law is “clear and unambiguous.”

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