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    really applied to the citizens of the nation. Concealed weapons licenses have almost always been an option for the people to feel safe knowing they are protected, but many think that this is the reason for such crime this world sees, and have tried to take that power from “We the People.” Concealed weapons availability should not be tinkered with, and the 2nd amendment shall stand as it has for the last 224 years. Citizens have the right to carry weapons without those around them knowing they do. That

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    Concealed Weapons Permit

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    In today’s society it is legal to have a Concealed Weapons Permit (CWPs). With this legalization the question has been raised if students on college campuses should be allowed to carry a weapon on school property. Based on the research that I have conducted I feel that allowing CWP’s on campus will keep colleges safer because of the many dangerous situations that seem to arise when guns are around. According to the article, The Numbers on Arming College Students Show Risks Outweigh Benefits it

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    The decision for college and university campuses to allow their students to carry concealed weapons on campus is a risky debate that one should disagree with. A numerous amount of unfortunate events that have a chance of happening would result as a train thought if the decision was made. Various public schools below college level have been publicized throughout the years to have been involved with shootings, threats, or suicide with arms that were sneaked onto campus discretely, or exposed through

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    in schools across the nation. However, the students and staffs are questioning should the concealed weapon permit carriers have firearms in their possession on college campuses. Even though concealed weapon permit carriers are protecting themselves from harm by having their firearms; still other people are raising their eyebrows. On the other hand, there are other people who think carrying concealed weapons on campuses will cause more harm and the death toll will rise. As Time. Com writer Josh Sanburn

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    Carry Concealed Weapons

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    they see that person is armed they might think twice about what they are doing. Shouldn’t you feel some sort of protection and self-defense if you have a gun? Even though some say teachers and students should not carry concealed weapons, they should be allowed to carry concealed weapons on college campuses because of self-defense, protection, and it

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    Lastly, concealed weapons should not be allowed on campus as they would distract from a positive learning experience. College classrooms must be a place where faculty and students feel safe to express their opinions. While, the introduction of handguns could inhibit dialog among students by creating an atmosphere of fear of retaliation from someone that disagrees with a fellow student’s opinion. Teachers may feel trepidation or hesitant to criticize a difficult student’s work for fear of the possibility

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    very valid point: how would you feel if you couldn’t carry a concealed weapon? “Fifty six percent of Americans would feel safer if more people carried concealed weapons” (Ingraham). Now that’s not an overwhelming number, but anything over fifty percent is still a number that gets your attention. The reason for this is there have been a rise in shootings. People are starting to realize that if they are allowed to carry concealed weapons, they will have a chance to protect themselves. “Ten years ago

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    “Concealed carry or carrying a concealed weapon (CCW), is the practice of carrying a weapon such as a handgun in public in a concealed manner, either on one 's person or in close proximity.” Carrying a concealed weapon on campuses presently is causing discord between the outsiders looking in and the ones who see that concealed weapons will better protection over students. Some will be for regulations that allow concealed weapons on campuses and some will be against. Legalizing concealed handgun license

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    violence epidemic which kills more than 30,000 and injures almost 70,000 each year and understand that widespread carrying of concealed weapons isn't the answer; it's part of the problem” (Lovelace). Most states do not prohibit the carrying of a concealed weapon in places where a large amount of defenseless people gather and where there are a lot of personal conflicts. Concealed carry permits were claimed to decrease crime rate, but in reality crime rate has increased, and there were claims of use for

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    courses. Would consenting untrained students to carry concealed weapons around campus be such an enticing idea, when at any moment someone could lose their mind and go on a shooting rage? One may never know what kind of background that specific being that carries a concealed firearm has. In reality no one knows what kind of effect this would have towards universities or college campuses, but it could result in a students’ academic performance. Weapons on university campuses would create a vast interference

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