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Concealed weapons

Kansas Senate leader rejects bill to allow guns on college campuses
February 10, 2012
The Kansas Senate leader said Friday he had no interest in a bill that would allow concealed carry of weapons on college campuses.
Concealed carry on campuses approved by committee
February 8, 2012
House Bill 2353 is now headed to the full House for consideration with a recommendation for approval from the House Federal and State Affairs Committee.
Differences arise between legislators over school finance, voter registration
February 4, 2012
Douglas County legislators differed sharply over school finance, taxes, concealed carry and election law Saturday, mirroring the contentious debates dominating the 2012 legislative session.
Lawmakers won’t review concealed carry for blind
February 1, 2012
A little-known provision in Kansas law that allows the blind and other people with serious physical infirmities to carry concealed weapons in public places likely will not get reviewed by state lawmakers this session.
Kansas now recognizes West Virginia gun permits
February 1, 2012
West Virginians with valid permits can now carry concealed handguns in Kansas.
Segdwick County official wants to allow concealed guns in public buildings
August 3, 2011
A Sedgwick County commissioner believes prohibitions against carrying concealed weapons in public buildings infringes on the rights of people with permits to carry the weapons and he wants the commission to change the rules.
Law loosening restrictions on concealed carry renewals remains unchanged
June 7, 2011
A Kansas law that allows the blind and others with serious physical infirmities to carry concealed firearms in public places remains on the state’s books following the 2011 legislative session.
Kansas law change may allow even blind to carry concealed
February 12, 2011
In the state of Kansas, to carry a concealed firearm you need a gun — preferably something that fits nice under your jacket, in your pocket or perhaps in your purse. You also need a license, the state’s seal of approval that you can hide a firearm on your person. What’s less clear is whether you need eyesight.
Kansas Rep. Forrest Knox plans to push bill to allow concealed carry of guns in public buildings
November 24, 2010
A legislator is re-loading his bill that would allow concealed carry of guns in public buildings, including those at Kansas University.
Statehouse Live: Parkinson says he signed concealed carry expansion to avoid veto showdowns over other issues
11:16 a.m., August 10, 2010 Updated 11:25 a.m.
During the last legislative session, lawmakers removed several of the reasons the Kansas Attorney General’s office could deny a concealed carry permit to an applicant.
Critics target concealed carry changes
August 8, 2010
Perhaps you haven’t noticed, but there’s a gun battle going on in Kansas.
Concerns mount over new gun law
July 23, 2010
Drunken driving. Carrying a firearm while under the influence of alcohol. Attempted suicide. Prior to July 1, all those situations were red flags for the Kansas Attorney General’s office when deciding whether to issue a permit for someone to carry a concealed handgun.
House approves concealed carry on campus
11:00 a.m., March 24, 2010 Updated 12:00 p.m.
Under the bill, persons who are licensed to carry a concealed gun would be allowed to bring a weapon into a state or city facility unless the building had adequate security measures, such as electric scanners, to ensure that no weapons could be brought in.
Statehouse Live: Concealed carry change proposed; Liquor tax increase to go before House committee
09:09 a.m., February 23, 2010 Updated 01:24 p.m.
State Rep. Forrest Knox, R-Altoona, said Tuesday that placing a sign prohibiting concealed weapons in an unsecured facility can actually be dangerous.
Legislative committee endorses gun rights amendment for Kansas constitution
March 20, 2009
A Senate committee has endorsed a proposed amendment to the Kansas Constitution to guarantee an individual’s right to own a gun.