Student claims CCAC stifled conceal-carry advocacy on campus

May 27, 2009

A Community College of Allegheny County student today publicly accused the school of trying to stop her from organizing a group advocating the right to carry concealed firearms on campus.

Christine "Christa" Brashier, 24, of Squirrel Hill, who is studying to be an elementary school teacher, said she feels unsafe on the school's Allegheny campus and would like the right to carry a gun while on school property.

In a phone interview and in statements by an advocacy group that is representing her, Ms. Brashier today said she was trying to organize a CCAC chapter of the national group, Students for Concealed Carry on Campus, when she was summoned to a meeting April 24 with student development staff...

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