Much of Arkansas university exempt from guns on campus law
June 18, 2017
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Because of a charter high school, much of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock campus will be exempt from a law allowing guns on college campuses in the state.
The state law goes into effect Sept. 1 and allows persons with concealed-carry licenses who take eight hours of extra training to carry weapons on campuses and other places, with exceptions such as football games if a security plan is approved by state police.
However, federal law prohibits guns within 1,000 feet of a public, parochial or private school.
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