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Concealed Carry on College Campuses: Issues & Updates

Concealed Carry on College Campuses: Issues & Updates

A very hotly-debated topic now is the right to conceal carry a handgun on college campuses and school property. What seems an obvious or pretty basic decision by many, is not by others. It can become complicated. Some even add the issue of faculty and students carrying a gun at ANY school-related event or activity…

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Georgia Supreme Court Rules on Campus Carry Laws

Georgia Supreme Court Rules on Campus Carry Laws

The Georgia Supreme Court ruled last week upholding the weaker of two campus carry laws signed by Gov. Nathan Deal in 2014. The high court affirmed an earlier ruling to dismiss a complaint filed by the gun rights group GeorgiaCarry.org against the state Code Revision Commission. The issue started when Deal signed HB 862 into law on…

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Texas Professor Quits Over Concealed Carry Law (2)

Texas Professor Quits Over Concealed Carry Law

Texas's Campus Carry Law goes into effect on August 1, 2016.  It changes state regulation of concealed carry, allowing—with some exceptions—students and faculty who have a concealed carry license to carry a concealed handgun on college and university campuses and in classrooms. Previously, the possession of a firearm had been prohibited on campus, with or…

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What Tragedies Like The Delta State University Shooting Teach Us

What Tragedies Like The Delta State University Shooting Teach Us

Details are still emerging about the shooting that occurred on the campus of Delta State University.  At 4:00 PM EST on September 14, the Bolivar County Deputy Coroner Murray Roark has confirmed that professor Ethan Schmidt, an assistant professor of history at Delta State, was shot dead at approximately 10:45 am. This shooting came nearly…

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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"…

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Your College Kid's Guide to Personal Protection

Your College Kid’s Guide to Personal Protection

In the past two weeks I’ve had a brother in-law and a sister-in law start college. I also had a brother who graduated from college, but he was on the 8-year plan (and no, he’s not a doctor.) For the two who were starting college it got me thinking just how vulnerable college students are…

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Concealed Carry on Texas College Campuses

Concealed Carry Coming to Texas College Campuses

Legislation allowing licensed concealed firearms on college campuses has been introduced in the Texas House of Representatives. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Joe Driver would allow Texas residents already licensed to carry under state law to have the same right to self-defense on college campuses as they do elsewhere in Texas. “A lot of people…

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