Universities push back on concealed carry law

By: Savin Mattozi ~Staff Writer~ Governor John Kasich signed a bill into law on Dec. 19 that would permit universities and colleges to allow concealed carry on their campuses. The bill also allows concealed carry at day care centers, government facilities and non security-screened areas of airports. The law downgrades offenses of individuals carrying firearms who are banned due to a felony to a misdemeanor. Despite the change to state law, Xavier’s spokeswoman Kelly Leon said in a statement to the Cincinnati Enquirer that the school does not have any plans to change the already existing firearm ban. Xavier joins … Continue reading Universities push back on concealed carry law