From 1966 to 2015, only 12 percent of 111 high-fatality mass shootings in the united states—at college campuses or elsewhere—took place in “gun free” zones, and only 5 percent took place in “gun restricted” zones, where security guards were armed but civilians were banned from carrying weapons. In arizona, the house of representatives voted to repeal gun-free zones in all schools the bill still awaits action by the state senate and the governor and, legislators in 12 states are considering bills that would eliminate the current requirement that licensed gun owners need an additional permit to carry concealed weapons.
However, in an ironic denouncement of the effectiveness of “gun-free” campuses, one fifth of the respondents who reported having a gun at college also reported living on campus, meaning that this study is less a reflection on those who want to carry guns on campus legally than on those who already have guns on campus illegally. If that's the best, i think our state legislators should share in the best whether students can carry guns on campuses is often decided by campus officials, but state law is the ultimate decider that's why i think state legislatures should be declared gun-free zones, and their security guards and metal detectors should be withdrawn.
Common arguments against campus carry before shall-issue concealed carry laws were passed throughout the united states, opponents claimed that such laws would turn disputes over parking spaces and traffic accidents into shootouts return to arguments –umpqua community college was not a gun-free zone at the time of that campus. Texas will be one of eight states to allow the carrying of concealed weapons on public college campuses, joining colorado, idaho, kansas, mississippi, oregon, utah and wisconsin, according to the national conference of state legislatures nineteen others ban concealed weapons on campus, including california, florida and new york, and 23 others, including alabama and arizona, leave the decision to the colleges or state board of regents.
More victims murdered that occurred in the united states from 1966 to through june 2016 contradicts these claims only 12% of these shootings took place, in whole or in part, in a truly gun-free zone (no armed security or police or armed civilians) and 5% in a gun-restricting zone (civilian gun possession prohibited.
Legislatures should be security-free, gun-free zones like college campuses on many college campuses, they are not allowed to carry guns to protect themselves the problem is not just gun. Gun-free school zones have proven to be a dangerous delusion that has resulted in people being forced to be victims the only people guaranteed to be safe in gun-free zones are criminals they can count on the law-abiding being disarmed. Schools throughout the united states are gun free zones and that didn't stop columbine, virginia tech or the sandy hook school shooting's all in all i believe that gun free zones do absolutely nothing in preventing criminals from bringing guns on a school or college campus.
Firearms on college campuses : research evidence and policy implications prepared by daniel w webster, scd, mph allow individuals who can legally carry guns elsewhere to bring guns onto college campuses in 24 states, colleges and universities have the authority to allow or forbid civilians from having firearms the gun free school. First things first this story is not about the second amendment of the united states constitution, which grants citizens the right to keep and bear arms every state recognizes that right and, at the state level, 49 of them include a provision for licensed owners to carry concealed handguns in public. Crime on college campuses in the us carry often claim that because colleges are often safer environments with less crimes per capita than the rest of the united states, concealed carry and armed self-defense are unnecessary it is not logical to compare select zones of a city street to national averages and declare them “safe” and.
The overwhelming majority of the 4,400 colleges and universities in the united states prohibit the carrying of firearms on their campuses these gun-free policies have helped to make our post-secondary education institutions some of the safest places in the country.
It should be the schools choice to remove gun free zones gun free zones do not work gun free zones can't stop anyone from carrying a gun they just warn you not to and you could face arrest or a fine schools throughout the united states are gun free zones and that didn't stop columbine, virginia tech or the sandy hook school shooting's. Return to arguments –umpqua community college was not a gun-free zone at the time of that campus shooting that’s technically true as was the case at virginia tech during that school’s 2007 massacre, concealed carry was legal under the law but prohibited by school policy. Gun-free colleges risk becoming free-fire zones for troubled individuals common sense dictates that responsible gun bearers should be allowed on campus the washington times.