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Downtownresident obviously supports rapists, murders and thugs, or is one, and hates America and the constitution. This resident thinks only criminals on campus should have guns. Please, tell this to Amanda Collins who has a license to carry, but didn't because the school said "no" and she was brutally raped on the same parking level as the campus police station by a serial rapist. Was this victim (a law abiding citizen) an idiot? I think you're confused. The right to defend oneself is a right. It is a constitutional right. It is a God given right. Try being a rape victim, first, before you call people supporting their constitutional right to carry "idiots".Feb 18, 2012
Concern for public safety? In the rest of the community, CCW holders carry every day without incident. No innocent people being shot. Suddenly, we're to believe that across the street, on the university campus, our minds will be twisted into a homicidal rage, and only the police are immune. I have 2 masters and soon a PhD. I support your constitutional right to defend yourself. Please, carry at least two guns when the bill passes. And you're welcome to bring them to my class anytime. Of course, I'll never see them, because they are concealed (which should disway those tempted to perpetrate violence against us). Should an actual maniac, or zombie, come to harm us, please be sure to shoot two to the chest and one to the head (would not want them to not get the message). Honestly, I hope and pray you never have to use your weapon. But, if you do, may you have the fortitude to be decisive and save your life. Feb 17, 2012
If you don't want guns around you, I suggest you find a country that bans them and live there. Live in China, where the government will protect you, your rights, and your freedoms. And do please comment to this post after you move there, and tell the rest of us how that is working for you.
Thank you for supporting the constitution.Feb 17, 2012
The university isn't isolated from the community, and concealed carry is prevalent there. Amanda Collins said it best, "I don't understand why (the state) trusts good, responsible people to be able to have their firearm across the street, and as soon as they cross an arbitrary line, they somehow lose all reason and ability to be able to be competent with that responsibility. It makes no sense to me at all."
The university supports constitutional rights, except the constitutional right to defend oneself when face to face with a violent criminal. Leave it to the police, they say. Okay, get rid of fire extiguishers and leave fires to firefighters. When seconds count, a cop is minutes away. Gunowner or victim is your right. You choose for yourself, and not for me. Many soldiers have fought and died defending our constitution against enemies foreign and domestic. Across the street, I have my constitutional rights, and on campus they are taken from me. WHY? You trust me more across the street, sitting next to you in the restaurant, in the bank, grocery line? Those rights off campus will exist on campus. This bill will pass! And the next day will be business as usual. No one will see a gun around. The university will actually reflect the values, freedoms and rights of the surrounding community. If you don't like it, then pick another country to live in... perhaps, China. Give up your 1st amendment rights, rights to religious freedoms, etc.Feb 17, 2012
No Weapons on Campus:
All law abiding citizens have been disarmed for your convenience.
Liberal Socialistic Communistic Collegiate Party LeadersFeb 17, 2012
Isn't it illogical how a university encourages people to stand up for their constitutional rights, except the very one when facing a violent criminal?Feb 17, 2012
Amanda Collins (CCW holder raped on campus) says, "I don't understand why (the state) trusts good, responsible people to be able to have their firearm across the street, and as soon as they cross an arbitrary line, they somehow lose all reason and ability to be able to be competent with that responsibility. It makes no sense to me at all."
Feb 17, 2012
asuaguila is absolutely right that a person doesn't change their skin color, and shouldn't be deprived of their rights to self defense, free speech, etc., because of their skin color. It's arbitrary to take a person's rights away because of their color. It's just as arbitrary to take a persons rights away because their LOCATION, too! You are just as bad as a bigot, asuaguila! I have my rights as long as I don't cross some invisible line? As long as my color stays over here? Do us all a favor asuaguila, and take your socialist ways to a socialist country, or at least practice taking your own rights away. Start with your free speech, and then give up your other rights... perhaps your civil rights. You can choose to be a VICTIM. I'll be a gun owner. How about giving rape victims, like Amanda Collins (a CCW holder that showed up to college without her gun) a fighting chance? asuaguila would rather people be targets, raped, beat and strangled than to ever have a chance. asuaguila supports murders, rapists, and thugs, and would rather give them a safe place to conduct their crimes. Next time you're being raped, you can call a cop. But, when seconds count, I'd rather have a gun than a cop on the phone.Feb 17, 2012
God bless the USA, the U.S. constitution, the constitutions of 44 states, common law, and the laws of all 50 states that recognize the right to use arms in self-defense! When was the last time you saw my concealed handgun? I've carried daily for years (CCWP,Veteran). I walk by you at the mall, in the restaurant, in the grocery store, getting gas, at the park with my kids and even sit next to you at the movies and church. Don't throw away the rights so many soldiers have fought and died for. In AZ, campus life is an extension of the surrounding community where concealed carry is legal and prevalent (and full of students). Banning this right on campus is arbitrary; as arbitrary as banning a student because of skin color, or disability. A University is either part of a community or it isn't. It's values should reflect this and be congruent. Perhaps, take lesson from University of Utah.
Feb 17, 2012
Here are some answers to every arguement AGAINST concealed carry on campus:
Jan 31, 2012