gun scare http://ripr.org en House Committee Delays Gun Vote http://ripr.org/post/house-committee-delays-gun-vote <p>A key house committee has put off voting on a bill that would allow campus police to carry guns at state universities, saying lawmakers need more time to gather information.</p><p>Rhode Island is currently the only state that prohibits guns on state college police forces, although some individual schools have decided against the practice. Proponents of the bill to arm campus police say it will speed response times in an emergency, a concern that was underscored during a gun scare at the University of Rhode Island last month.</p> Wed, 15 May 2013 12:52:06 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 15251 at http://ripr.org