State bill proposes right to carry concealed weapons on campus

A controversial bill in the Kansas House of Federal and State Affairs Committee would allow concealed carry permit holders to bring firearms onto college and university campuses.

The University Daily Kansan wrote:

Many supporters of the bill believe it is their constitutional right to carry firearms in public under the Second Amendment.

However, Richard Levy, University School of Law Professor of Constitutional Law, does not think current interpretations of the amendment call for concealed carry on campus.

Lawrence city sidewalk ordinance ruled unconstitutional

The Lawrence-Journal World recently covered a municipal court judge's decision to overturn a city ordinance making it illegal to obstruct traffic and quoted Shelley Hickman Clark, the defense attorney in the case.

The Lawrence-Journal World wrote:

Gilmore’s defense attorney, Shelley Hickman Clark, said the ruling was important because the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled the First Amendment gave people a right to be on a public street or “walking at whim.”

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