Concealed carry handguns should not be on college campuses, students in study say

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Thursday, September 12, 2013

Concealed handguns should not be allowed on college campuses, said a majority of students in a recent study, and they would not feel safer if students and faculty carried weapons.

Seventy-eight percent of 1,649 students surveyed at 15 public colleges in the Midwest, including Kent State University, the University of Toledo and Miami University, do not support concealed carry handguns on campus.

The same percentage said they would not obtain a permit to carry a handgun on campus if it were legal, according to the study published in the Journal of American College Health.

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