NEW YORK, NY -- The Campaign to Keep Guns Off Campus and the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence have launched a new website, www.armedcampuses.org, that lists the colleges and universities that allow individuals to carry loaded firearms on their campuses. The website is intended to be a resource for students and their parents as they make decisions regarding higher education.
Currently, 25 two- and four-year schools across the country allow the carrying of firearms on their premises (i.e., campus grounds, classrooms, dormitories, etc.).
These colleges and universities are located in the following four states: Utah, Colorado, Virginia and Michigan. www.armedcampuses.org provides detailed information about laws concerning the carrying of firearms each of these states.
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Several states—including Texas and Arizona—are currently considering legislation that would force colleges to allow guns on campus. www.armedcampuses.org will be updated on a regular basis to reflect any changes in school policy.