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GMU Students for Concealed Carry in the News!!!

TEX1N

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Consolidated list of recent GMU-SCC press coverage.

Special thanks to nakedshoplifter for the YouTube videos of GMU-SCC:
http://vaguninfo.com/videos/gmuscc.htm

Capital Sunday with Leon Harris on ABC 7:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39cvSp4-ohE

Local Network Stories


NBC 4, article:
http://www.nbc4.com/news/13326850/detail.html

FOX 5 video:
http://www.myfoxdc.com/myfox/MyFox/pages/sidebar_video.jsp?contentId=3247919&version=1&locale=EN-US

ABC 7, video:
http://dynamic.allbrittontv.com/watchvideo.hrb?s=wjla&id=2280

WUSA 9, article (with section for public comment):
http://www.wusa9.com/news/news_article.aspx?storyid=58677
A video link is on the left side of the above page, or click HERE for a direct link.

WDBJ7 (Roanoke affiliate), Article:
College student starts a movement to allow guns on college campuses


News Articles

Washington Post:
Ex-Marine at GMU Presses to Let Students Have Guns: 'Concealed Carry' Issue Reverberates

Washington DC Examiner:
Va. Tech panel hears gun debate

http://www.examiner.com/a-743269~Kaine_wants_lawmakers_to_change_Va__s_gun_laws.htmlSNIP: "A pro-gun student group has recently formed at George Mason University to advocate for a change in school policy and state law."

Danville Register & Bee Editorial:
Time for a change?

http://www.connectionnewspapers.com/article.asp?article=81611&cat=109Fairfax Times:
http://www.connectionnewspapers.com/article.asp?article=81611&cat=109

The New Dominion:
http://thenewdominion.com/?p=632

Danville Register & Bee:
Students seek right to carry weapons: State law allows individuals who are not affiliated with universities to carry firearms on campus.

Washington DC Examiner:
GMU student organization wants guns to be allowed on campus

Richmond Times Dispatch: http://www.timesdispatch.com/cva/ric/news.apx.-content-articles-RTD-2007-05-18-0181.html, SNIP: Andrew Dysart, a junior at George Mason University, helped form an advocacy group since the Tech shootings called GMU Students for Concealed Carry. He said allowing students to carry guns would add "an element of surprise" that might dissuade a would-be criminal from harming people on campus.
 

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Andy was just on Fox5 again tonight and the GMU SCC is being touted as being backed by VCDL! No kidding!!

Never frigging surrender, my friend - NEVER!! No compromise when lives are at stake. Remember compromise is nothing more than prolonged defeat.
 

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BobCav wrote:
Andy was just on Fox5 again tonight and the GMU SCC is being touted as being backed by VCDL! No kidding!!
Any link to this video??

[line]Mike accidentally deleted some of my comments:shock:

I think I had made a comment on how I felt that the report did a good job with the AG opinion by not including Welsch's comments that the school can prevent the public from carrying in buildings.

I also noted that GMU-SCC is not affiliated with VCDL, but that we are accepting any support that they can offer.
 

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I am not on the board of VCDL, nor am I an officer, but I can say that GMU SCC is being supported with OCDO with dedicated bandwidth on our web site.
 

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I hope that GMU SCC members and interested college students and their parents from around VA are going to make public comments before the Virginia Tech Review Panel at its upcoming meetings.

The panel and press needs to hear from you that you want thepanel conlcude that the General Assembly should clarify that colleges have no pwoer to discipline lawful licensed concealed carry by students. Keep it short & crisp, like 1 minute, and to the point - who you are, your connection to VA and colleges, what you want the panmel to conclude, and why.

See http://vtreviewpanel.org/meetings.

JUNE:


  • Monday, June 11 2007 - Time: TBD
    Northern VA • Location: TBD
JULY:

  • Monday, July 18 2007 - Time: TBD
    Charlottesville • Location: TBD
 

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Great interview on ABC (the VCDL referenced one)!



Well spoken, and I'm sorry the SGA President didn't take a more logical approach in this "debate" and sumarily got his tukas handed to him by you and surprisingly the impartial host. > )
 
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