Campus Carry Bills on the Move in Florida, Michigan

October 30, 2015

Republican lawmakers in Florida and Michigan are currently pushing legislation to make it legal for concealed pistol license (CPL) holders to carry guns on college and university campuses for self-defense.

In Michigan the effort for campus carry has coalesced behind SB 442, sponsored by senator Mike Green (R-Mayville). The bill has 13 co-sponsors—Republican all—and has already passed the Senate Judiciary Committee and is headed to the entire Senate for a vote.

The Detroit Free Press reports that open carry of firearms on university campuses is already legal in Michigan, and senator Green is using that fact to his benefit as he fights to legalize concealed campus carry. He said educators who oppose the campus carry bill “have to accept that under the U.S. Constitution, law-abiding citizens with CPLs now have the right to carry guns into schools, as long as they are not concealed.” In light of this, he said he is actually “attempting to do [bill opponents] a favor” by legalizing concealment to keep the guns out of sight.

Green said, “We as gun owners have every right in the world to carry in gun-free zones. Are we going to give that up? We’re trying to step back and say, ‘We’ll cover them up, if you guys are willing.’”

  • tom2

    Campus carry cannot stop or even predict the next shooting. But the smartest ones will return fire instead of kissing the floor and waiting their turn.

  • Richard Schwartz

    Two things stand out. [1] All occurred in “gun free zones” and [2] All have been with the current young generation. Gun control is like a band-aid on a large boil.
    I don’t want this misguided logic running the country.

    • marshmil

      Gun control is like outlawing hospitals, clinics, Dr. offices and pharmacies claiming that doing so will keep people from getting sick and/or dying.


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