Please disable your Ad Blocker to better interact with this website.

Education Gun Rights

Amid WV’s New Concealed Carry Law, this University is Seeking an All-Out BAN on Guns

Campus Reform
Written by Campus Reform

Make sure to go to www.CampusReform.org – America’s leading website for college news – and read the latest from student journalists around the country. 
Administrators at a West Virginia university are planning a wide-sweeping campus gun ban this semester, despite a recent state law making concealed carry a constitutional right.
The Board of Governors voted Wednesday to open up a 30-day public comment period, after which it will hold a vote on the proposal at its October 5 meeting.

Administrators at a West Virginia university are planning a wide-sweeping campus gun ban this semester, despite a recent state law making concealed carry a constitutional right.

The West Liberty University (WLU) Board of Governors voted unanimously Wednesday to accept 30 days of public comment on the question of banning guns from campus, The Intelligencer reports.

University president Stephen Greiner explained that the Board is responding to the highly publicized mass shootings that have occurred in recent years.

“You have to look at some of the unfortunate things that have happened around the country,” Greiner said. “We want our students to feel safe, secure, and comfortable. I don’t know how comfortable someone would feel knowing that someone on campus is carrying a dangerous weapon.”

[RELATED: Millennial poll: 2nd Amendment no obstacle to gun control]

Greiner elaborated that the Board’s proposal involves not only banning the concealed carry of firearms on campus, but would also prohibit…

Please read the rest of this story at Campus Reform

The views expressed in this opinion article are solely those of their author and are not necessarily either shared or endorsed by EagleRising.com


About the author

Campus Reform

Campus Reform

Campus Reform, a project of the Leadership Institute, is America's leading site for college news.
As a watchdog to the nation's higher education system, Campus Reform exposes bias and abuse on the nation's college campuses.
Our team of professional journalists works alongside student activists and student journalists to report on the conduct and misconduct of university administrators, faculty, and students.
Campus Reform holds itself to rigorous journalism standards and strives to present each story with accuracy, objectivity, and public accountability.

Don't Miss Out!!

Get your daily dose of Eagle Rising by entering your email address below.

STAY IN THE LOOP
Don't miss a thing. Sign up for our email newsletter to become an insider.

Send this to a friend