Oregon to allow guns on college campuses

Oregon has become the latest state to allow permit holders to bring weapons to their college campuses, reports the Huffington Post. The Oregon Court of Appeals overturned a longtime policy of the state university system last Wednesday that barred guns from college campuses, regardless of permits, according to Inside Higher Ed. The controversial ruling makes it legal for permit holders to carry loaded weapons anywhere on public college grounds…

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Of all higher ed issues facing the Legislature, guns on campus shoots to top

Of all the problems facing the beleaguered Nevada System of Higher Education, which one seems so urgent that the Legislature would take it up? Asks the Las Vegas Sun. Perhaps it’s how to deal with deep budget cuts, which will be at least $200 million when you count the loss of federal stimulus money? Or access for underprivileged students? Or graduation rates? Or the division of resources between UNR and UNLV? Well, if you guessed any of those, you’d be wrong. The real pressing issue? We’ve got to make it easier for people to carry concealed firearms on campus…

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