By Tom Knighton
Utah is a very pro-gun state. For example, they’ve had campus carry for years, long before many others now thought of as pro-gun ever considered it.
However, that doesn’t mean that anti-gunners in the state don’t keep trying to circumvent the law at every opportunity. For example, we have a teaching assistant in Utah who is in hot water after he tried to segregate those carrying concealed weapons in compliance with the law.
A teaching assistant at the University of Utah tried to create a “Second Amendment zone” in a classroom, forcing students who legally carry to stand in a tiny, taped-off area during class.
Upon being alerted to the situation, the university promptly overruled the instructor and assigned them to non-teaching duties for the duration of the semester.
“Concealed carry is protected under your second amendment rights! However, because the University of Utah reserves the right to restrict elements of the first amendment on campus to specifically sanctioned ‘free speech zones’ I am reserving the right to restrict elements of the second amendment in my own classroom,” the professor wrote in a “weapons policy” provided to students.
“If you feel that it is somehow at all appropriate to bring a gun …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms