Police chiefs at ECU and 16 other universities on Monday released a statement opposing a bill that would allow guns on campus.
House Bill 937, co-sponsored by Reps. Brian Brown, R-Pitt, and Susan Martin, R-Wilson, would allow people with a valid concealed handgun permit to keep them “in a locked compartment in a vehicle on the premises of a community college or public or private university.”
The bill passed its third reading last month in the state House and its first reading in the Senate. It has been in the Committee on Rules and Operations of the Senate since May 8.
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