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Politics
7:05 am
Mon January 21, 2013

Gun Rights Activists Hold Rally In Frankfort

A rally against stricter gun control measures at the Kentucky Capitol on Saturday drew hundreds of participants, many of them displaying firearms.

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Politics
8:28 am
Mon January 7, 2013

Tennessee Teachers' Union Against Carrying Guns

The head of Tennessee’s largest teachers' union said she expects her board to take an official position against proposals that would allow teachers to carry guns. 

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Education
3:41 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

MSU Board of Regents Updates On-Campus Weapons Policy

The Murray State University Board of Regents has approved changes to its on-campus weapons policy. The board made the revision today at its quarterly meeting. The new rule states that while weapons may not be carried on campus, they may be kept locked inside vehicles.

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Government
9:04 am
Thu August 9, 2012

Governor Haslam Says Gun Legislation Still Up in the Air

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam says it’s too early to tell whether the defeat of House Republican Caucus Chairwoman Debra Maggart in last week’s primary will cause lawmakers to usher through a gun bill championed by the National Rifle Association.  The NRA poured more than $86,000 into the Maggart race, claiming she was instrumental in blocking legislation to guarantee employees the right to store weapons in vehicles parked at work, regardless of the business owner’s wishes.  Haslam has said he supports the measure, but only with exceptions built in for large employers.

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Campus Safety
4:02 pm
Fri April 27, 2012

Murray State Officials Reviewing Safety Policies After KY Supreme Court Ruling

Murray State University officials are reviewing campus safety policies in light of yesterday’s state Supreme Court ruling which allows students and staff to keep guns in their cars on campus. The decision came after a University of Kentucky staff member sued the school for firing him when campus police found a handgun in his car’s glovebox. MSU’s Assistant Vice-President for Communications Catherine Sivills says administrators are looking at current policies to determine the impact the ruling could have on students.

Kentucky Supreme Court
4:15 pm
Thu April 26, 2012

Kentucky Supreme Court Rules University Students can Keep Guns in Cars

The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that students and staff members
at the commonwealth’s universities may legally store guns and other
deadly weapons in a car's glove compartment, but that the schools may
continue to regulate them elsewhere on campus.

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