Arizonaâ€™s Legislature is debating a bill that would allow someone with a concealed-weapons permit â€” limited to those 21 and older â€” to carry their firearms at public colleges and universities, the New York Times reported. The bill was prompted by recent university shootings but was originally intended to include K-12 schools. â€œI feel like our kindergartners are sitting there like sitting ducks,â€ said state Sen. Karen S. Johnson, the billâ€™s sponsor. Utah is the only state that now expressly allows people with concealed-weapon permits to carry guns on college campuses, but more than a dozen states are considering such legislation, the Times reported. Opponents argue that allowing armed students on campuses would create more danger than it would prevent.
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