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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Guns in Schools in Louisiana.’ Guns in Public. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 24 June

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Guns in Schools in Louisiana

Louisiana prohibits any person from carrying a firearm, openly or concealed, on school property, at a school-sponsored function, or in a "firearm-free zone" (which includes a school campus, an area within 1,000 feet of a school campus, and inside a school bus). The term "school" includes any elementary school, secondary school, high school, vocational-technical school, college or university. This prohibition does not extend to the 1,000 feet outside of school property if:

- The location is entirely on private property;
- The location is entirely within a private residence; or
- The firearm is carried in accordance with a concealed handgun permit.

Louisiana law also requires the expulsion of any student found in possession of a firearm at the school…

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