believe only so far) state to universally allow citizens with concealed carry permits to carry while on college campuses. Thusfar they have had no major incidents that have resulted from CHL holders on college campuses. Other individual college campuses around the U.S. (Ex: Colorado State University) allow concealed carry and have similarly suffered no major incidents from CHL carriers. 3) The only people who would be allowed to carry concealed while on college campuses would be (based on proposed states'
Concealed Carry on Campus: Yea or Nay? 1 Concealed Carry on Campus: Yea or Nay? Toni Struve COM/155 University Composition and Communication I May 6, 2012 Kathleen Zurich Concealed Carry on Campus: Yea or Nay? 2 Abstract This essay debates the pros and cons of allowing concealed carry weapons on campuses. Both sides have relevant information that supports their point of view. I have presented data from both sides of this issue and leave it to the reader
Guns Don’t Kill People The fact of the matter is guns do no kill people, but it is the people holding the guns that lead to another’s death. If a drunk driver were to hit and kill another person, it is not the car that is to blame, rather the person behind the steering wheel. The same could be said about guns. Not only is it a constitutional right to bear arms, but most crimes are committed using illegal weapons, so taking away legally obtained guns would not decrease acts of armed violence.
College Students Should be Allowed Concealed Carry Though typically safe College campuses see the same sorts of violent crime as is found everywhere else in our society, rapes, assaults and murders happen all over the country without regard to the school setting. According to Peter Katel “Bureau of Justice Statistics for 1995–2002 show that college students ages 18 through 24 suffered 61 violent crimes per 1,000 individuals, compared with 75 violent crimes for non-students. Rapes and other sexual
Concealed America Gunfire rings throughout the air. A bullet pierces through some trees. Another bullet ricochets off of a rock. Then another takes down a friend. A few of us start to run. Others aren’t as lucky. This isn’t a scene from a movie or even a war zone. It is what’s going on inside college campuses around the world. Students with guns are picking off classmates who are left defenseless because society is afraid of guns. We call people who carry guns, with the expressed intent
“Concealed weapons should be allowed on college campuses. Agree or disagree” The decision to allow concealed weapons on college campuses is a very controversial topic that has many different viewpoints supporting the action and also against it. There have been various college campus shootings in the last decade and one could argue that if concealed weapons were allowed on campus that the gunman could have been stopped before the events amplified. Concealed weapons should be allowed on college
English 1302.04 05 July 2011 Guns on College Campuses Recently a bill was passed by Congress permitting firearms on college campuses. There are many people that agree and others that disagree regarding this proposition. Based on the information obtained by various sources, I have found that there are many people opposing the bill. There are many points of view about the bill that need to be considered to make the right decision. If students are allowed to carry concealed weapons on college grounds
a better campus security system and safety policies. “College Campuses Are Less Safe Without Concealed Weapons” Gun Violence 2011. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 28 May 2012. In the article “College Campuses Are Less Safe Without Concealed Weapons”, the organization Students for Concealed Carry on Campus (SCCC) claims that it is safer for students to allow concealed weapons on campus. However, Students for Gun Free Schools (SGFS) opposed SCCC’s views. The SGFS thinks concealed handguns would
Should Concealed-Carry be Allowed on Texas College Campuses? Violent crimes against students walking alone at night on college campuses have given rise to a movement by students to have the right to carry concealed guns for their protection (Wiseman 53). Ph.D. Reginald Fennell points out that many students are afraid of crimes occurring on college campuses with shooting as ranking “at the top of the most feared acts of violence” (99). Currently, Utah allows concealed-carry while other states
Submission: Concealed Carry on College Campuses INTRODUCTION Concealed Carry can be described as the practice in which a person carries a handgun with them or another weapon to or in a public place but in a manner that the weapon is concealed from the notice of others either on the person carrying it or in close proximity. For one to carry a concealed weapon with them it is required by the law that one must have a permit which in this case it can be similar to that issued for gun license