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Concealed Carry On Campus Prompts Protests, Resignation

Posted by jhingarat21 on 15th Oct 2015

Professor Ann Cvetkovich waits to speak during a public forum, Sept. 30, 2015, as a special committee studies how to implement a new law allowing students with concealed weapons permits to carry firearms into class and other campus buildings, which will take effect in August 2016, in Austin, Texas. (Eric Gay/AP)Earlier this year Texas lawmakers passed a law allowing licensed gun owners to bring concealed weapons into university buildings and classrooms. The so-called “campus carry” law takes eff
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Bills to Expand Gun Access on University Campuses Proposed in Two US States

Posted by jhingarat21 on 15th Oct 2015

Protesters in Oregon demonstrate against gun control measures after the shooting in Roseburg killed nine people.Two states are proposing bills to expand access to guns on campuses and elsewhere, less than two weeks after a campus mass shooting in Roseburg, Oregon, killed nine people.On Monday, two Republican legislators in Wisconsin, Jesse Kremer and Devin LeMahieu, introduced a bill that would allow concealed weapons inside university buildings such as classrooms.Kremer told the Journal-Sentine
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NEW TEXAS LAW PROTECTS GUN CARRYING ROCKETS CENTER DWIGHT HOWARD AT AIRPORT

Posted by jhingarat21 on 7th Sep 2015

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will not face charges over the discovery of a handgun in his carry-on bag as he entered security at George Bush International airport.Howard possessed a Glock 26 9mm in the bag as he moved through security on August 28.According to The Dallas Morning News, a new law which just went into effect provides leeway for concealed carry permit holders who unintentionally bring their gun into an airport in their bag, briefcase, etc. The law allows passengers to “avoid
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Law makes it Illegal to Openly Carry Weapons on Cumberland County Property in North Carolina

Posted by jhingarat21 on 4th Aug 2015

Openly carrying weapons on Cumberland County property became illegal Monday.The county Board of Commissioners approved the law by a 6-1 vote, with Commissioner Jimmy Keefe opposing. He wanted to delay the matter for 60 days so county staff members could clarify which recreational areas are exempt from the law.“Because the devil is always in the details, we should look at it again,” Keefe said.Commissioners voted for the prohibition in June, but it required a second vote because the first wasn’t
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