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UA president: Guns will do nothing to make our campus safer

I have been a gun owner for all my adult life, and am fully supportive of the right to own a gun. However, having faculty, staff or students bringing weapons into classrooms and other campus activities will do nothing to make our campus safer.
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Feb 2, 2012, 2:34 pm
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For more than 125 years, the UA has been a hub for academic and cultural activities for the state’s citizens

Two points of facts to consider:

1887-1993: Guns allowed on campus. Zero mass shootings.

1993-current: No guns allowed on campus. One mass shooting, 4 dead.


Murderous criminals aren’t law-abiding. Imagine that!

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Feb 2, 2012, 11:24 pm
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tucsonrat, what do you mean guns were allowed on campus from 1887-1993?  can you provide any references for that fact?  thanks

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