Don't you just love those "fiscal conservatives?"
Boise State University says proposed legislation that would allow guns to be legally carried on its campus would cost the school more than $3.5 million in the first three years of the law’s implementation.SOURCE: Boise State Public Radio
BSU’s head of security and police services, Jon Uda, detailed the costs in a university memo. In it, he says having guns on campus would present “myriad” of new threats for campus security.
Under current policy, Uda writes that unarmed security officers have traditionally responded to suspicious and threatening situations “knowing that individuals on campus were probably not armed due to University policy restrictions."
This diary is yet another follow up to Education Leaders Say Idaho Gun Bill Has a Bad Shot at Improving Safety, which was followed up yesterday by GOP guns on campus bill could kill nuclear research at Idaho State University.
As was mentioned:
GOP politicians didn’t care that university campuses are some of the safest places to be in Idaho–without arming a paranoid minority itching to flash their peacemakers.Republican legislatures with seriously bad ideas and crass, materialist election-year chest-thumping provide a lot to write about.