President's Statement on House Bill 859 (campus carry legislation)

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KENNESAW‚ Ga. (March 3, 2016) — "As president of Kennesaw State University, I…

Georgia (Mar 3, 2016)KENNESAW‚ Ga. (March 3, 2016) — "As president of Kennesaw State University, I fully support the remarks that Chancellor Hank Huckaby delivered to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday regarding HB 859, and stand with him in strongly opposing this legislation. Prohibiting firearms on our campuses ensures safer learning and working environments for our students, faculty and staff, and mitigates the risks that firearms present for our campus police officers."

Click here to read the Chancellor's remarks.


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