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by Matt Adika, January 9, 2016

OK Senator Files Bill To Allow National Guard To Carry Concealed Weapons On Military Grounds

OKLAHOMA CITY –Sen. Frank Simpson recently filed Senate Bill 913, which clarifies that Oklahoma Army or Air National Guard personnel with proper authorization may carry loaded or unloaded concealed weapons on Oklahoma Military Department facilities while performing a military function.In July, a terrorist opened fire on military recruiting centers as well as a Navy Operational Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center. Four Marines were killed. A Navy sailor, a Marine recruiter, and a police officer were wounded. The sailor died from his injuries two days later.According to Senator Simpson’s office, violent attacks against military are becoming more common. Since 2009, there have been eight attacks…
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Progress on Washington DC’s Concealed Carry Rules Reset Back to Square One

NEWTOWN, Conn – -(Ammoland.com)- The Washington, D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals this week issued an order undoing years of litigation after it found Senior Judge Scullin, a temporarily assigned visiting judge, should not have heard the case of Wrenn v. District of Columbia regarding the right of citizens to carry handguns.This sudden turn of events stems from a request by the court that the parties provide briefs on the issue of whether Scullin, who entered an order finding the District of Columbia’s requirement that required applicants for a D.C. carry license to provide “good reason” to be unconstitutional, was properly authorized to hear the case.“Alan Gura of Gura & Possessky in Alexandria,…
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Pro-Con: Should college campuses restrict concealed weapons?

In June, Gov. Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 11, the so-called campus carry law, which allows anyone holding a Texas concealed handgun license to carry a weapon on state university campuses.While schools may not “generally prohibit” CHL holders to carry their guns, they may enact reasonable restrictions after consulting with students, staff and faculty members. That discussion is now taking place on campuses across Texas, with strong advocates on both sides. One UT-Austin professor even turned in a highly publicized resignation over the issue.What do you think? Should CHL holders be restricted on Texas university campuses?Yes: The data say guns on campus will make us safer, says Dennis…
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Gun-owning MI school official explains opposition to concealed carry proposal

Michigan legislators are debating whether certain gun owners should be able to carry concealed guns in gun free zones. Earlier this week, we heard from one Michigan public school superintendent who supports concealed carry in schools. Today, we hear from Superintendent of Sault St. Marie Public Schools Timothy Hall, who opposes letting gun owners carry concealed weapons in schools.Michigan legislators are debating measures that would change the regulation of guns in schools and other public places. One of the measures, Senate bill 442, would allow exempted gun owners to carry concealed weapons in gun free zones. Supporters say shootings in public spaces like schools would go down if perpetrators knew other…
https://concealcarryhq.net/gun-owning-mi-school-official-explains-opposition-to-concealed-carry-proposal/

SGA discusses surveys on concealed carry

The Student Governing Association discussed efforts by the Kansas Board of Regents to implement and gain student input on a statewide policy concerning concealed carry laws on university campuses Thursday.The regents’ exemption to Kansas’ concealed carry law, which allows state universities to ban concealed carry weapons on campus, is set to expire in 2017. Currently, the plan is to implement a statewide policy concerning concealed carry on college campuses by the end of the academic year.Before a decision is made, however, the board will seek student opinion on the matter by conducting surveys at all regents’ institutions across the state.Brodie Herrman, state relations director and senior in…
https://concealcarryhq.net/sga-discusses-surveys-on-concealed-carry/

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