Posted January 12, 2019 9:30 am by Comments

By Tom Knighton

If you’re a 21-year-old college student–and a significant number of college students are that age or older–and you have a concealed carry permit, should you have to disarm when you go to class?

The answer is no. Disarming to attend class means disarming before you get to campus, which opens you up to numerous violent crimes. Since the areas around college campuses can sometimes be kind of sketchy, disarmament is a bad idea. And that’s if you completely ignore mass shootings as a potential threat.

Unfortunately, many states don’t allow students with permits to carry their firearms on campus.

Now, a Florida lawmaker is looking to change that.

A freshman GOP legislator from Lake County has revived a bill that would allow some people to carry guns on college campuses — a proposal that has split his party in the past.

State Rep. Anthony Sabatini, R-Howey-in-the-Hills, said he knows Senate Republicans in the past few years have successfully blocked campus carry bills, including former state Sen. John Thrasher, now president of Florida State University.

But, he said, that was because he felt “many people inhabiting political offices ignore …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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