State law could allow guns on campuses, public areas

State law could allow guns on campuses, public areas

A new bill being considered by the Ohio Senate could allow the carrying of concealed weapons in more public areas.

House Bill 48, which has passed the Ohio House, would allow people to carry concealed weapons in areas including police stations, airports, day cares and university campuses.

If the law passes, it would be up to the discretion of university officials whether they allow CCW permits on campus.

NewsCenter 7’s Kate Bartley is checking today with area colleges and universities on their stance, including University of Dayton, Cedarville University and Sinclair Community College.

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