09 Apr '11, 3am

Arizona

Arizona

On Thursday night, Arizona lawmakers gave their final approval for Senate Bill 1467, which allows guns on college campuses. According to the The Arizona Republican , SB 1467 was approved by a vote of 33-24: The final version of the bill requires state community colleges and universities to allow both concealed and openly carried weapons in their public rights of way, which would likely include public roads and adjacent sidewalks. The original version would have allowed guns everywhere on college campuses, including in classrooms. Bill sponsor Sen. Ron Gould, R-Lake Havasu City, said he narrowed the scope to assure the bill's passage. Several Republicans and all present Democrats voted against the measure. The bill nows goes to the desk of Gov. Jan Brewer, who has supported measures to expand guns rights before. Currently, Arizona and 24 other states allow public colleges a...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/education/blog/arizona-lawmak...

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