Most concealed-carry permit holders have not experienced combat and been trained how to fire accurately or judiciously in the heat of the moment. They believe that it would end badly for everyone involved. The bullet traveled through a wall, entering an unoccupied room, before lodging in a bed frame. Allowing college students to carry a concealed weapon on campus makes for many oppurtunities of potential misuse of the weapon. In these cases the attacker was stopped by faculty or fellow students, decided to stop shooting on his own, or killed himself. The solution to this problem is full body scanners just like the ones used in the airport. Run on sentence: The certification process to own a gun should be more than a background check and a firearm safety course, it should involve ----You should turn that comma into a period or semi-colon.
It is stripping us of our 2nd Amendment right and if they are able to take that away from us then what is stopping them from taking the 1st, 3rd or any of the rest. Many universities are considering allowing students and staff to carry guns on campus, but no one is sure what the impact will be if this is put into practice. In opposition the Students for Gun Free Schools organization, other students have formed the Students for Concealed Carry on Campus. On the same lines as Students for Gun Free Schools previous statement, they bring to our attention the fact that not everyone is a law abiding citizen. And while most concealed carry permit holders are responsible and law-abiding, it will only take a fraction of irresponsible owners for additional fatalities to rack up on our campuses. The gun discharged as she was attempting to reload it.
Would this be a permanent solution to stop crimes on campus? At Mount Morris Township, Michigan, on February 29th, 2000, there was a 6 year old boy who shot and killed another 6 year old girl at the Buell Elementary School with a. The term does not include any public or private driveway, street, sidewalk or walkway, parking lot, parking garage, or other parking area. Universities would have to cut cost for research and for campus departments in order to fund the carrying of hand guns on campus. That means that licensed visitors and guests could carry concealed handguns on campus without fear of reprisal; however, students, faculty, and staff the people most likely to need to defend themselves on campus could be expelled or fired for doing so. Vermont neither requires nor offers a license to carry a concealed handgun. Students would fear being mistaken for having a weapon and being shot. It should be noted that it is possible to write a campus carry law in a manner that allows universities to secure sensitive areas speeches by visiting dignitaries, chemical storage facilities, biocontainment labs, etc.
Most people in college struggle with grasping a full-course load, let alone walking with a gun, or the fact that someone unbeknownst to them could be carrying an automatic weapon. No federal law permits or prohibits guns on campus. This is an extreme scenario but it is reality for many Americans, and similar events happen daily. Guns can have an impact to be safe but giving one to a college kid who has probably has been doing some things. In 2008 it was decided by the Supreme Court, in the court case known as District of Columbia v.
Any student who reports being stalked is given personalised and heightened protection. However, each issue that is discussed needs to be carefully and closely looked at to determine the best possible outcome. Related Documents Responses to Common Arguments — Guns on campus would lead to an escalation in violent crime. Thanks for the great discussion. Owning a gun is as American as apple pie, and we have been granted this right by our forefathers in the Constitution of The United States of America.
In a free society, there is absolutely no room to discriminate between a class of people who have the right to arm and protect themselves, and a class of people who do not. Since then gun laws have drastically been changed because of what happened on that fateful day. Grow up and learn to debate without resorting to personal attacks. I will readily concede and agree that the vast, vast, vast majority of concealed-carry permit holders are law-abiding citizens. At the age of 21, someone can apply for a permit to own a gun. Because of the increased danger associated with handling an unholstered firearm, license holders living in dorm rooms should be diligent to observe the four basic rules of firearm safety when handling their guns. In modern times, you can bear arms every day if you want to, but if you try to fight against the American military you will not get very far! I believe that guns should only be controlled by trained professionals such as officers.
The bullet traveled through a wall, entering an unoccupied room, before lodging in a bed frame. To answer that question as briefly as possible, yes. For every responsible gun owner you know, I can show you a gun owner who really should not be allowed to own a gun! It is considered wrong and sometimes unholy. The group and other supporters note that colleges generally lack adequate protection against shootings, that rules against carrying guns onto campus are unlikely to stop anyone with intent to kill from doing so and that the Second Amendment gives everyone the right to protect themselves with firearms. Those against guns have argued that little myth many times and it's been proven to be just that a myth. He cited a recent campus shooting at Florida State University as a reason students need firearms. The Arizona governer Jan Brewer, in 2010, signed a bill which repealed the state law requiring people to carry a concealed weapons permit.
There was even a proposal that would allow teachers and students to carry weapons into classrooms. In this essay I will review points to prove that neither students or teachers should be allowed to carry guns into college campuses. More guns means more risk of violence, so they shouldn't be allowed on campuses. At the Virginia Tech shooting, the responding police officers took approximately three minutes to reach the school, but about five minutes to break through the chains binding the doors together. That voice is the N. Although not everybody would agree, but I think that cell phones should not be allowed to bring to school.