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Tell Gov. Deal to VETO Guns on Campus (HB859)

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Tell Gov. Deal to VETO Guns on Campus (HB859)

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Petition Statement

I oppose HB 859, which would force Georgia's public college and university campuses to allow loaded, concealed guns in most places on campus, including classrooms, theaters, libraries, student health and counseling centers, and faculty and administration offices.

In addition, this bill will allow loaded, concealed guns in daycare centers and K-12 facilities, which are located on many of Georgia's public college campuses.

Allowing students, faculty, staff and all visitors to carry loaded, concealed handguns on campus will only create a volatile and unsafe environment for all Georgians.

I ask that you veto HB 859.
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Update: May 4, 2016

Yesterday afternoon, Governor Deal vetoed HB 859!

Thanks to all that signed our petition, which was delivered to the Governor on March 24th.

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