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United States

28 May 2009

Times-Picayune (Louisiana)

BATON ROUGE — The House voted 86-18 today to kill a bill that would have allowed qualified students 21 and older and faculty members to carry concealed weapons on college campuses. House Bill 27 by Rep. Ernest Wooton, R-Belle Chasse, was amended to prohibit carrying the concealed weapons at sporting events by barring them at arenas, football stadiums and other sports venues. Wooton said he amended the bill because of a firestorm of criticism that the measure has... (

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