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Gun Groups Protest College Campuses’ Rule Protecting Students From Guns

By Ian Millhiser on October 11, 2011 at 3:59 pm

"Gun Groups Protest College Campuses’ Rule Protecting Students From Guns"

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The Virginia Citizens Defense League, a major gun rights group in that state, will stage a series of demonstrations at state universities this fall to protest the schools’ plan to maintain their preexisting gun policies in the wake of an opinion from Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli undermining campus bans on firearms. Last July, Cuccinelli issued an opinion claiming that — despite a Virginia Supreme Court decision upholding universities’ power to regulate firearms on campus — the University of Virginia’s guns policy was not valid. Since then, the state’s universities have raced to mirror the gun regulation that was upheld by the state supreme court in order to keep Cuccinelli’s order from filling their campuses with unwanted firearms.

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