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Oregon higher ed board to limit guns on university property

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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

The new policy would replace a previous ban struck down by Oregon Court of Appeals.

Since a September court decision, students and faculty with concealed weapons permits can legally pack guns on Oregon's seven university campuses, but that may end on Friday.

The State Board of Higher Education will consider a policy that would require people to agree not to carry guns if they want to do any business on university property, whether as a student, professor, employee, contractor, vendor, sports fan or visitor to any university event.

"There is strong support for this policy on the board," said board member Jim Francesconi.  "We believe this complies with the court decision."

Read more at Oregonlive.

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