A Kansas Board of Regents panel is ready to make public its latest, tweaked plan governing how to allow concealed weapons on the state’s college campuses by mid-2017.
The board’s four-member governance committee will discuss the newest draft Wednesday morning in Topeka, Kansas.
In Kansas, gun owners can carry concealed weapons without a license.
And public universities in Kansas must allow concealed weapons on campus beginning in July 2017 in buildings that don’t have security measures including metal detectors.
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Opponents argue that classroom dialogue could be hindered because students may worry an armed student or educator who disagrees could react violently, or that a firearm could accidentally discharge.
A regents’ spokeswoman says it’s possible the full board could consider the policy drafts as early as next month.