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Oregon Bans Guns on State University Campuses | Care2 Causes

Oregon Bans Guns on State University Campuses | Care2 Causes

By unanimous vote, Oregon’s State Board of Higher Education decided on Friday to ban guns on the campuses of its seven state universities. The ban goes into effect immediately and means that those seeking to do business on university property cannot carry guns in classrooms, university buildings and dormitories and at sporting and entertainment events, says Oregon Live . Not only must students, employees and contractors adhere to the ban; those buying tickets to university events or renting university property must do so, too. The police does make exceptions for police, military programs such as the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, residents of noncampus housing and hunting or target shooting clubs. The ban does not prevent those with a concealed weapons permit from walking across a state university campus; they will not, though, be permitted to enter university buildings...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/oregon-bans-guns-on-state-uni...

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