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Guns in parking lots: What's allowed at ETSU?

REX BARBER, Johnson City Press • Mar 2, 2013 at 12:06 PM

Just because you may soon be allowed to keep a handgun in your car on the campus of East Tennessee State University, that doesn’t mean you will be able to remove that gun and carry it around on campus and you certainly won’t be able to even take it on the Veterans Affairs campus.

According to The Associated Press, Republican Gov. Bill Haslam is likely to sign into law a bill to allow the state’s nearly 400,000 handgun carry permit holders to store firearms in their cars no matter where they are parked.

But this law would not apply to the Veterans Affairs Medical Center Campus, where ETSU’s colleges of medicine and pharmacy are located, said Jack Cotrel, ETSU public safety chief.

Read the full story on the Johnson City Press website.

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