Campus guns proposal continues to stall in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Proposed legislation to allow the concealed carry of handguns on Arkansas college campuses continues to stall as two amendments to the measure failed to get out of a Senate committee.

The two proposed amendments to the gun measure were presented to the Senate Committee on Judiciary Tuesday.

The first amendment would remove a requirement that a person be at least 25 years old to carry a licensed concealed handgun on campus.

The second amendment would reduce the hours of training needed to be authorized to carry a concealed handgun on campus from 16 to eight hours.

The proposed legislation would have also expand the places a concealed carry permit holder could have their weapon, including the state Capitol.


© 2018 Associated Press


To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment