Carry Of Handguns

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Concealed Carry of Handguns refers to carrying a gun in public in a concealed manner. In concealed carry system, there are not any requirements that the handguns or any other weapons carried by a person should be visible. There is a story behind the evolution of the carry of concealed handguns on campuses. Before the deadliest mass shooting in the university of United States, no one did really pressurize and had a movement for the concealed carry of a gun on the schools and campuses. According to Newsweek, on April 17, 2007, a student named Seung-Hui Cho shot and killed 32 people and injured 17 more. Thus, as a result, that incident gave birth to the movement of the Students for concealed carry on campuses. As a result, on June 1st, 2015, Gov. …show more content…
Do we really need to be concealed weapons in the colleges? Allowing concealed carry of weapons or handguns in campuses would be shocking because campuses and schools are the places where we go to learn and expand our knowledge for our bright future. Then again there are times when students may be pressurized because of the tests in class or they may be really mad at other fellow students during the debate of some topics. In this heated situation what if a student has concealed carry and just shoot the teacher or the fellow student? So, concealed carry in campuses might be the worst idea in the history of US. Due to this, students might not be able to present themselves or go to opposite side because they are not comfortable in the classroom. Students may get distracted from their studies and they will have fear within them to attend classes. Concealed carry of applications requirement and the check of the background really do not prevent dangerous people from getting guns. "Between May 2007 and March 11, 2014, 14 law enforcement officers and 622 other people were killed nationally by the private people who were legally allowed to carry concealed handguns.(concealedguns.procon.org)". Additionally, the Violence Policy Center states that the concealed handguns permit holders in Texas were arrested for weapon-related offenses at the rate of 81% higher than the rate of Texas …show more content…
I personally would never support this rule. I do not agree with the concealed carry of handguns in schools or campuses. I feel that it is a holy place where we learn, where we grow and where we have the safest environment. So what 's the point of carrying guns in concealed way? I really don 't think that students who come to schools would have such a criminal thinking of killing someone. All of the students come to schools for studying so it can hardly be assumed that students really need concealed carry of guns. Also, what if a teacher scolds one of the students in front of all class because she/he misbehaved in the classroom or cheated in the exam so in this case what if that student had concealed the gun and in anger and feel of revenge, she/he shoots at the teacher. These are the most common incidents that might happen in class. I think that permitting concealed handguns would increase crimes and the students who do not believe or follow this rule may feel unsafe in classroom or campuses. For me, it would be great if the all the states ban the concealed carry of handguns on campuses and make us feel safe in the place where we go to learn and explore the books for our bright

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