University of Alabama gun law http://apr.org en Questions Remain About Gun Law's Impact on Campus http://apr.org/post/questions-remain-about-gun-laws-impact-campus <p>As University of Alabama students prepare to return for the fall semester, state and school officials say they're still evaluating how Alabama's new gun law will apply to the campus.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The Tuscaloosa News reports (http://bit.ly/13A1SCx) that the new law allows a lawful gun owner to openly carry firearms in public places, with certain exceptions.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The bill's sponsor, Republican Sen. Scott Beason of Gardendale, said the intent was to make sure lawful gun owners could have access to their firearms to defend themselves if needed.<br> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 13:17:23 +0000 The Associated Press 35417 at http://apr.org Questions Remain About Gun Law's Impact on Campus