Missouri House Votes To Let College Students Pack Heat Along With Textbooks
Exactly two years after a gunman killed 32 people and himself on the campus of Virginia Tech, the Missouri House voted Thursday to allow concealed weapons on college campuses.
An amendment to a proposed gun bill, which was approved 105-50 Thursday, would pertain only to gun owners who are properly licensed in the state. The bill will now move to the state Senate for consideration.
Republicans speaking in favor of the concealed-carry amendment said college students have a right to defend themselves from violent people who would disregard designated gun-free zones.