Could carrying guns on college campuses prevent sexual assault?

2/18/2015

The push to allow college students to carry concealed firearms on college campuses never got much traction – that is, until it found an unlikely ally in the anti-sexual-assault movement.

Currently, carrying a concealed firearm on a college campus is banned in 41 states, either because of a law specifically prohibiting it or individual university policy.

But, lawmakers in Florida, Indiana, Montana, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, and Wyoming are pushing to turn campus-carry bills into law, hoping that an extension of the second amendment will cause a subsequent drop in the staggering number of sexual assaults that occur on college campuses. READ MORE.

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