A bill that would allow guns on college campuses provided they are kept in a locked vehicle passed its third reading in the state House on Tuesday and now will be sent to the Senate for consideration.
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 a handgun “in a locked compartment in a vehicle on the premises of a community college or public or private university.”
Martin said the legislation is an effort to protect those who abide by gun laws.
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