Kansas May to Allow CCW at Polling Places
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Guns are always a hot topic on Election Day, but now Kansas is considering the legality of CCW at polling places to determine whether citizens can carry weapons into the actual voting booth.

Kansas state Attorney General Derek Schmidt will rule on a request for a legal opinion that has been filed by the state’s chief election officer, Secretary of State Kris Kobach.

Kobach has asked Schmidt whether a new state law allowing concealed carry in most public buildings applies to polling places on Election Day.

Throughout Kansas, polling sites are often situated in places where guns are not usually allowed, such as churches, schools, universities and charity organizations.

Read more at http://www.kansascity.com/2013/11/02/4593990/guns-at-polling-places-kansas.html.

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