No action on campus-carry bill in WVa legislature

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Shepherd University's enrollment has not risen since 2011 (Photo Courtesy of Picket Staff).

A bill that would have allowed legally-permitted guns on state university campuses died in the West Virginia legislative session that ended Saturday, March 10.  

Another measure, that would have allowed citizens to keep their permitted guns locked in their vehicles while at work, school or shopping, was given the OK by state legislators.  

The campus-carry bill, which would have permitted guns on campuses, was unanimously opposed by Shepherd University’s faculty senate.  

Anthony Bracken is the managing editor of The Picket. He can be reached at abrack02@rams.shepherd.edu