Tag Archives: Tennessee Board of Regents Guns on Campus

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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