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Edit: NRA Has GOP Solons Shaking

"... (T)he right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." So says the Second Amendment. It doesn't say, except at Brigham Young University-Idaho at Rexburg. " ... The people shall have the right to keep and bear arms, which right shall not be abridged. ..." So says the Idaho Constitution. It doesn't say, except at Northwest Nazarene University at Nampa. Yet Sen. Curt McKenzie, R-Nampa, and the National Rifle Association have self-limited their ambitions. They would allow students to carry a concealed weapon on campus -- if that campus is owned by the state of Idaho. University of Idaho? Boise State University? Lewis-Clark State College? Yes. College of Idaho at Caldwell? No. Their bill would apply to students 21 years and older who have undergone a minimal amount of training to qualify for an enhanced concealed weapons permit. Its path to passage is greased by politicians scared witless of the gun lobby/Marty Trillhaase, Lewiston Tribune. More here.

Question: The NRA is wrong re: guns on campus. Period. Any questions?




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