Ohio Gun Group Castigates BGSU Faculty for Expressing Opposition to Campus-Carry Legislation

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I have posted to this blog several items on the “campus-carry legislation passed very rapidly through the Ohio House and now being considered in the Ohio Senate.

The website of the Buckeye Firearms Association has just posted a long item on the e-mails sent from faculty and staff at Bowling Green State University to legislators indicating opposition to this bill.

The piece opens by highlighting one of the strongest statements against the bill sent from a BGSU faculty member:

“A public records request has revealed that Dr. James E. Evans, a professor of geology at the Bowling Green State University (BGSU), considers the National Rifle Association (NRA), which is the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization, to be ‘a murderous terrorist organization that is a threat to national security.’”

Putting aside that the NRA now apparently characterizes itself as “the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization”—which is another illustration of how conservative…

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