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Friday, September 1, 2017

Kansas Prof Calls Campus A “War Zone”—Despite No Shootings

We told you recently about a Texas professor who was wearing body armor to class to protest campus carry. Now a professor at Kansas University is following suit, along with calling his campus a “war zone.”

Kevin Willmott, a professor of film and media studies at KU, told Kansan.com: “They don’t want (campus carry) to be visible, because if it was visible, if everybody was walking around with a bulletproof vest on, people would say, ‘Oh my God, is this a war zone? What’s going on here?’ And yes, it is a war zone. No one’s started shooting yet. Yet. But we don’t know how many people have guns.”

Willmott might be happy to know that in the year since Texas universities were opened to campus carry, there haven't been any shootings by those carrying guns, nor has there been a “war zone.” The same can be said for the 10 other states that permit campus carry, including neighboring Colorado, which has had such a law for 12 years.

In truth, it appears that the only “war zone” at KU is in Willmott’s very narrow mind.