Pennsylvania system delays decision on campus gun-control rules

Tim Goral's picture
Monday, January 13, 2014

One side called it naive to think that keeping guns away will make Pennsylvania's state-owned universities safer.

The other side could hardly have disagreed more, asking how effectively professors can teach if they suspect someone in class is armed.

But Thursday, as the Pennsylvania System of Higher Education announced an indefinite delay in setting a new weapons policy, both sides seemed at least to find common ground in their belief the policy as drafted is flawed, either because it is too restrictive or is not restrictive enough.

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