Open carry on campus - Not a Second Amendment issue
Last updated 5/4/2021 at 9am
Concealed weapons on campus? HB102 directly raises that issue. But in spite of arguments to the contrary this is not a Second Amendment issue as it relates to campuses. What is at issue is the Regents constitutional right to manage Montana’s University System.
Our history is rife with examples where politics and vested interests have interfered with our higher education system. In 1915, at the behest of the Legislature and the Anaconda Company — ACM — University President Craighead was fired for not towing the ACM line. Later a law professor was terminated for the same reason and a...