Tag Archives: Campus police chiefs

Statement Regarding Guns on Campus

“When it comes to determining how to best keep college campuses safe, it would only make sense to listen to campus police and the Tennessee Association of Police Chiefs. And yet, not only did our legislators disregard their adamant opposition to this bill, so did our governor. According to campus police chiefs, not only will this new law make campuses

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SENATORS LAUGH AT CONCERNS OF UTK FACULTY; VOTE FOR CAMPUS CARRY BILL AND AGAINST OPT-OUT AMENDMENT

On Tuesday, the Senate voted 28 to 5 to pass SB2376 by Sen. Mike Bill. The bill requires all Tennessee public colleges and universities to allow permit-holding faculty and staff to carry guns on campus. Pointing out that there is a “diversity of opinion” on the issue of allowing guns on campus, Sen. Lee Harris offered an amendment would have

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Committee forgets to call expert witnesses until after vote is taken

Legislators are determined to pass a law that will allow employees, staff, and faculty who are permit holders to carry guns on all public college and university campuses.  All state post-secondary institutions are overseen by the Tennessee Board of Regents. The legislation has been opposed by every stakeholder Рcampus police, law enforcement, college presidents, the Tennessee Board of Regents, student

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