ATLANTA - Students at local colleges are participating in a nationwide effort to get lawmakers’ attention on campus gun carry laws.
Participants said their actions are symbolic of the disarming of law-abiding students.
“It’s symbolic that we have to disarm to come to campus, that people, like me, who carry everywhere else we go, to the grocery store, to the mall, I’m armed, but I come on campus and I have to disarm,” protester Stephen Fox said.
Opponents said students who want to carry guns on campus are the minority, and that guns will only make college campuses more dangerous.
The protest is expected to continue through Friday.
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