Do College Campuses, Guns Mix?
In the wake of the massacre that was averted at the University of Central Florida, Orlando Sentinel columnist Beth Kassab questions the push by some gun-rights advocates to allow weapons on college campuses. The advocates say students, faculty and staff should be able to defend themselves.
But she says alcohol and young-adult impulses make guns too dangerous. She cites the case of a Florida State University student who died in 2011 at a party when a young man decided to show off an AK-47-style weapon.