02/20/2014 10:06 am ET Updated Feb 20, 2014

Idaho Gets Closer To Allowing Guns On Campus, Despite Big Opposition


BOISE – Over the objections of college presidents, police chiefs and the state Board of Education, the Idaho Senate voted Tuesday to allow college students to carry concealed guns on campus.

The bill applies only to public college and university campuses, and exempts dormitories and indoor venues that seat more than 1,000. Only students 21 and older who have a state permit, or retired law enforcement officers, could carry concealed weapons on campuses.

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