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"Do We Really Need More Guns on Campus?"

Do We Really Need More Guns on Campus?

(co-authored with David J. Skorton), February 21, 2013

Given a sense of urgency by the murders at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the gun control debate rages on across the nation. Less well known is that this year many state legislatures will consider whether to require public colleges and universities to allow guns on campus. We oppose legislation that will prevent colleges from setting their own gun policies—and will make students, staff and faculty less safe.


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