Anti-gun protesters went to the Kansas Capitol to show their disapproval of a bill that has already been passed allowing students to legally carry firearms concealed on state college campuses.
The protesters were silent as they gagged themselves with rags labeled NRA. The gags were meant to symbolize their voices silenced by the lobbying done by the NRA in support of the bill. If only all protesters would go the silent route.
Retired Professor Charles Merrifield voiced his concerns:
Do you want to be teaching a class, failing a student and that student is maybe carrying a gun?
This logic means that no one should ever fail if he or she is carrying a knife or a heavy book for that matter. A professor could be killed with all sorts of weapons. How many professors last year were shot by failing students? Even a…