Liberty University Living Up To Its Name; Will Allow Firearm Storage In Dorms

posted on April 28, 2016

This fall, students attending Liberty University—a private Christian university in Lynchburg, Va., with an enrollment of about 80,000—will be allowed to store their firearms in their dorm rooms, provided they have a concealed-carry permit. The policy change, which could affect as many as 200 students, was finalized by President Jerry Falwell and the university’s board of trustees last week. Under the new policy, eligible students can apply for permission to keep their guns in their dorm rooms; if approved, the school will provide the student a gun safe. Students will then be required to store the gun in the safe while he or she is inside the building. 

Liberty has been committed to expanding students’ Second Amendment-protected rights since at least 2011, when it became the only area college to allow concealed firearms in outdoor areas of the campus. The policy was expanded in 2013 to allow concealed carry in all campus facilities except residence halls.

Latest

The Armed Citizen
The Armed Citizen

The Armed Citizen® July 19, 2024

True stories of the right to keep and bear arms.

How is J.D. Vance on the Second Amendment?

Now, more than ever, freedom and liberty need courageous and virtuous defenders.

U.N. Treaty to Curtail Americans’ Rights Lives On Decades Later

Way back in 2001, the United Nations decided to take on the task of trying to restrict the Second Amendment-protected rights of American citizens and that goal continues to live on to this day.

The Armed Citizen® July 12, 2024

True stories of the right to keep and bear arms.

Larry Fleet Is NRA Country

A true hard-working patriot that loves duck hunting as much as he loves music, Fleet is everything that embodies the NRA Country brand of patriotism, love of the outdoors and family.

2024 NRA World Shooting Championship

If you weren’t at the NRA World Shooting Championship at Camp Atterbury, Ind., in April, you can be forgiven for not knowing the name Brian Shanholtz, who catapulted himself into the pantheon of competitive shooting greats.



Get the best of America's 1st Freedom delivered to your inbox.