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What's in Your Backpack?
March 1, 2016
It seems like an innocuous question -- What are you carrying in your backpack? But on some campuses, you or a fellow student may be legally carrying a handgun. The Second Amendment might make a great topic for a philosophical discussion, but for students (and parents who worry about them) the implications are all too real. It is important to know exactly what factors might affect your safety on campus. While private colleges are able to implement their own standards, public institutions are usually bound by the actions of their state legislature. The following article provides a state-by-state breakdown of gun policies: