Alabama guns on campus http://apr.org en University of Alabama Continues Ban on Campus Guns http://apr.org/post/university-alabama-continues-ban-campus-guns <p>School officials say the University of Alabama will continue its ban on firearms on the campus, with a few exceptions.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The university released a revised weapons policy on Friday covering possession of weapons on the campus by students, employees and visitors.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The revised policy, which goes into effect immediately, was issued in response to a new state law that sought to clarify where and how gun owners could carry and transport their firearms.<br> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 13:23:06 +0000 The Associated Press 36277 at http://apr.org University of Alabama Continues Ban on Campus Guns Alabama School Chief Says Guns Still Prohibited http://apr.org/post/alabama-school-chief-says-guns-still-prohibited <p>Alabama's school superintendent is telling city and county school officials that policies prohibiting firearms on school property were not affected by the state's new gun law.</p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 21:45:31 +0000 The Associated Press 35779 at http://apr.org Alabama School Chief Says Guns Still Prohibited 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