A bill before Arizona lawmakers this session renews a push to allow teachers to arm themselves in the classroom. Supporters, including Attorney General Tom Horne, say the legislation would protect children and staff in the event of a mass shooting.Read More »
Controversial legislation to allow concealed weapons on Arizona university and college campuses is dead, the proposal's sponsor said Tuesday. State Sen. Ron Gould, a Republican from Lake Havasu City, told The Associated Press that there is not enough support among lawmakers for the bill.Read More »
Universities are offering one more reason to oppose a measure to allow guns on campuses — it would cost millions of dollars to implement.Read More »
A proposal to allow guns on university and college campuses is stuck in the Senate.
The bill’s chief sponsor, Sen. Ron Gould, R-Lake Havasu City, said he’s so far only corralled 13 “yes” votes for the proposal.
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) — Members of the Mohave Community College governing board are likely to vote against a bill allowing properly permitted residents to carry guns on campus.Read More »
The testimony heard by lawmakers on Monday was overwhelmingly against a proposal to allow guns on university and college campuses, but it was not enough to dissuade Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee from advancing the measure.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer last year rejected a proposal that would have allowed guns on campuses because it lacked “clarity.”
This year, gun proponents have revived the proposal — minus the provisions that led to Brewer’s veto.
An Arizona lawmaker is renewing his fight to allow students and professors to carry guns on campuses.Read More »
Gun rights advocates are inching closer to accomplishing their long-coveted goal of allowing guns on school campuses.Read More »
The guns-on-campus bill is back. And John Kavanagh has a new plan to stop an education association from using taxpayer money to influence elections.
Both proposals were among the 20 bills that lawmakers had filed as of Dec. 22 in anticipation of the upcoming legislative session, which will kick off Jan. 10.