GA Tech students push for guns on campus

A recent spike in crime on a university campus in…

A recent spike in crime on a university campus in Atlanta has renewed the debate about students being allowed to carry guns.

Robert Eager and Kyle Wilkins are leading the charge to bring guns to Georgia Tech’s campus with their campaign Students for Concealed Carry.

“When crime picked up on campus I took it personally, really,” Eager said. “If you are being threatened walking to and from your apartment when you should be concerned about your school work, that’s a problem, and that is something we need to work on.”

When asked by WTVM Newsleader 9 if he felt safe, Wilkins said he currently did not.

A couple of weeks ago, three Tech students were robbed off-campus. Most recently, a student asleep in a dorm behind three layers of campus security, had a gun pointed at his head.

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