I am wondering how WCTC will be enforcing this new policy?
I have not seen metal detectors & armed guards at every entrance. In fact there are only "no (legal) guns" stickers on some doors. And if someone is carrying concealed, how will anyone know?
Also, while having people "feel safe" is nice, if the goal is truly to have people _be_ safe on campus, putting up signs announcing that everyone here is defenseless is not a good way to go about it.
That didn't work out so well at Virginia Tech, Northern Illinois U, Arkansas State, Virginia Polytechnic, Louisiana Tech, U of Memphis, Delaware State U (twice), U of Iowa, San Diego State U, U of Arizona, Case Western Reserve, Penn State, ... They had all declared their campuses to be "(legal) gun-free zones", yet people were massacred.
And does the WCTC board of directors understand that they've given up their immunity from liability by requiring everyone on campus to be defenseless? If something bad happens here (heaven forbid!) WCTC has no protection from the lawsuits, especially with the easily-available information about massacres on other "(legal) gun-free" campuses, & the lowered crime on campuses which allow the peaceful exercise of protected civil rights.
See 175.60 (21) (b) on page 13 of the PDF of Act 35:
"(21) (b) A person that does not prohibit an individual from carrying a concealed weapon on property that the person owns or occupies is immune from any liability arising from its decision."
Please let me know how WCTC will be protecting students, staff, & visitors.
And when is the next meeting of the Board of Directors, so rational evidence may be presented to encourage the repeal of this policy?