Florida Court of Appeals Rules Guns are Allowed on University Campuses
Published December 11th, 2013
GAINESVILLE- Guns cannot be banned on state University campuses in Florida.
An appeals court handed down that decision this week.
Florida law gives college students the right to carry guns on campus, but it's a law that's been overstepped by many universities including UF.
Students and staff have mixed feelings about whether or not the decision helps or hinders campus security.
UF Professor, Clay Calvert says "I support the ability of people to bring guns onto campuses i would not encourage it, they have the right to do that."
In the Appellate Court judges ruled in favor of, "Florida Carry," a gun rights group, with a 13 to 2 decision.
University of Florida Representatives say they are still combing through the ruling before they change any poilcy.