Let Pa. students carry a concealed weapon for self-defense

According to a September 2015 Association of American Universities study, one in four females who spend four years at a college have been sexually assaulted.

When will Pennsylvania allow its young women to protect themselves on campus?

It’s not as if the Pennsylvania higher education system isn’t aware of the problem.

During freshman orientation at any of the Pennsylvania state System of Higher Education universities, students are immediately inundated with information about the realities of sexual assault on college campuses.

As my time at my state university continued, I saw even more attention being given to sexual assault.

There were posters being hung around the buildings telling students where to call if they had been assaulted and more support groups forming to help mend those who had been taken advantage of.

But one important point was always missing from these official discussions on ending campus assaults.

With such a prevalent issue effecting campuses across the nation including Pennsylvania, why doesn’t the state System of Higher Education have a uniform policy on whether students are allowed to legally carry a concealed weapon for self-defense?

Read the full article at PennLive, here.