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New Hampshire House Rejects Bid To Allow Guns on State College Campuses

The New Hampshire House of Representatives voted 231-110 against a bill that would allow people other than law enforcement officers to carry pistols and revolvers on state college campuses.

Public colleges in New Hampshire currently ban guns except those carried by law enforcement officers.

Supporters of the bill said that some state college campuses don’t have security and that students and others on campus need to be able to protect themselves.

Opponents said police officers would be in a bad situation if they showed up to an active-shooter incident and encountered multiple people with guns drawn, according to the Associated Press, as published by The Concord Monitor.

The House voted, 231-110, to defeat the bill.



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