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Students for Concealed Carry is a student-run, national, non-partisan organization which advocates for legal concealed carry on college campuses in the United States as an effective means of self-defense.

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Website Repairs

July 6, 2014

Students for Concealed Carry has recently been the target of a malicious attack on our website. Many of you may have noticed changes in our banners and pages over the last couple weeks as we work to restore the site to its previous working order. Unfortunately, the most recent database we were able to recover […]

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Is Campus Carry Legal in Georgia?

May 6, 2014

Question: Is College Campus Carry Legal as of July 1, 2014 in Georgia? Quick Answer: After our best analysis, SCC says “yes” with ~80% confidence. Even if it is legal, if your college finds out, they may be able to discipline you. Also remember that ignorance of the law is no excuse, so if we are wrong […]

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Idaho Campus Carry Signed Into Law

March 13, 2014

For Immediate Release Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter has signed campus carry bill SB1254 into law, which is expected to go into effect on May 21, 2014 (60 days after the Idaho legislative session ends). The bill allows law abiding adults over the age of 21 who have been issued an Idaho enhanced concealed carry permit to be […]

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When may a student be treated as an adult?

February 28, 2014

The New York Times Op-Ed titled “When May I Shoot a Student?” is an excellent example of the hyperbole and misinformation present whenever opponents of self-defense choose to ridicule the campus carry movement rather than have a meaningful discussion. The simple fact of the matter is that the current “gun-free zone” policies fail time and time again […]

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Gonzaga University Case Highlights Double Standard

November 10, 2013

Two Gonzaga University students face expulsion this week after they used a pistol to defend themselves at their apartment. Roommates Erik Fagan and Dan McIntosh, both seniors, used a pistol to fend off John Michael Taylor, a felon who flashed his ankle bracelet in an attempt to intimidate them and gain entry to their university […]

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Damn the rules! Just carry anyways!

October 28, 2013

We often get people posting to our Facebook page telling us to just carry our guns anyway. “Concealed means concealed!” they’ll say. What they often overlook are the consequences. We don’t. It’s not as simple as being fired from a job as a convenience store clerk. It’s not as simple as a pleading out to a misdemeanor. For students, […]

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