Community College of Allegheny County defends policy to free-speech group

June 2, 2009

The Community College of Allegheny County said Monday it objects to a student's failure to seek permission to create a pro-gun campus group, not to the mission of such an organization.

In a letter to a First Amendment group that took up the student's cause, CCAC Solicitor Mike Adams said Christine Brashier failed to get permission to post fliers seeking supporters for a chapter of Students for Concealed Carry on Campus. The national organization opposes university and college policies that prohibit handguns on campuses, even by non-law enforcement officials licensed to carry concealed weapons...

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