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Students with empty holsters protest gun bans on campus
The Washington Times ^ | April 3, 2012 | Valerie Richardson

Posted on 04/03/2012 7:20:54 PM PDT by DaveLoneRanger

On the same day that a gunman killed seven students at a small California Christian university, hundreds of college students across the nation went to class wearing empty holsters on their hips.

The message was part of Students for Concealed Carry’s weeklong Empty Holster Protest, an event designed to encourage universities to allow students, faculty and administrators to carry concealed weapons on campus.

That the demonstration began on the same day as Monday’s shootings was “a poignant and ironic example of the very thing we’re protesting,” group spokesman David Burnett said.

“Colleges invite these shootings by guaranteeing criminals their victims will be disarmed,” Mr. Burnett said. “It takes more than signs to fend off killers.”

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; US: California
KEYWORDS: banglist; campuscarry

1 posted on 04/03/2012 7:20:59 PM PDT by DaveLoneRanger
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To: beltfed308; wastedyears; warrior9504; marktwain; The Spirit Of Allegiance; basil; Gilbo_3; ...
GUNS ON CAMPUS ping...

We sure need to hear from gun rights supporters as we try to reach colleges and universities with this message that signs won't protect us. Please come visit Students for Concealed Carry for more info, and LIKE us on Facebook to stay up to date!
2 posted on 04/03/2012 7:25:33 PM PDT by DaveLoneRanger (Decriminalize concealed carry on campus! Facebook.com/ConcealedCampus)
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To: Sidebar Moderator

So you see, in posting the original release from SCC earlier today that was moved to “Bloggers & Personal”, I was trying to give Free Republic the scoop, not pimp a personal blog. But it’s all good.


3 posted on 04/03/2012 7:29:18 PM PDT by DaveLoneRanger (Decriminalize concealed carry on campus! Facebook.com/ConcealedCampus)
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To: DaveLoneRanger; carriage_hill

“Gun Free Zone” = kill without consequences


4 posted on 04/03/2012 7:33:48 PM PDT by lightman (Adjutorium nostrum (+) in nomine Domini--nevertheless, Vote Santorum!)
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To: lightman

My personal rule: If I can’t carry concealed there, I don’t go there. No exceptions.


5 posted on 04/04/2012 3:29:44 AM PDT by carriage_hill (I'd vote for a "orange juice can", before 0bummer&HisRegimeFromHell, gets another 4yrs. Can-> later.)
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To: DaveLoneRanger

Thankya Dave!

Students Not Pretending Criminals Cancel Plans Due to Posted Signage...

just isn’t as catchy as Students for Concealed Carry, is it?


6 posted on 04/04/2012 5:14:11 AM PDT by Titan Magroyne (What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving.)
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To: DaveLoneRanger

Thanks for the ping.

When the argument related to the events at the Korean Christian Nursing School in Oakland turns to guns on campus, I hope it will be loudly explained that guns were not allowed on campus or anywhere else in Oakland for that matter. The shooter broke the gun laws already in place.

Someone who knows more about local Oakland, CA law can expand with details on this thought (or correct them). I lived near San Fran years ago and visited a gun shop in the area once. That’s all I needed to realize I wouldn’t be purchasing anything for self defense that included a sharp edge or balistic projectiles.


7 posted on 04/04/2012 9:20:36 AM PDT by Tenacious 1 (With regards to the GOP: I am prodisestablishmentarianistic!)
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To: carriage_hill
My personal rule: If I can’t carry concealed there, I don’t go there. No exceptions.

Kinda hard to renew your CCWL, then.

8 posted on 04/04/2012 10:48:01 AM PDT by lightman (Adjutorium nostrum (+) in nomine Domini--nevertheless, Vote Santorum!)
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To: lightman

Okay; ONE exception. But, THAT’S IT!


9 posted on 04/04/2012 11:14:46 AM PDT by carriage_hill (I'd vote for a "orange juice can", before 0bummer&HisRegimeFromHell, gets another 4yrs. Can-> later.)
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To: lightman

Touche.


10 posted on 04/04/2012 11:44:53 AM PDT by DaveLoneRanger (Decriminalize concealed carry on campus! Facebook.com/ConcealedCampus)
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To: DaveLoneRanger

But ironic, too.


11 posted on 04/04/2012 5:17:33 PM PDT by lightman (Adjutorium nostrum (+) in nomine Domini--nevertheless, Vote Santorum!)
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