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Campus Carry Supporters: 'No Evidence' of Increased Gun Violence if Bill Passed

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

In order to get a concealed weapons permit in Florida, permit holders must go through a background check and complete a training course to make sure they are competent with a firearm. Under the proposed legislation, they would be the only ones legally allowed to carry guns on campus, meaning not all students would be armed.
Supporters of the bill say there’s no evidence concealed carry permit holders are more likely to engage in gun violence than anyone else, a point which seems to have become the center of supporters’ retorts against opponents of the bill.

Read the complete article: Sunshine State News

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