Deal: No decision yet on allowing guns on Georgia campuses
By Associated Press
GA Gov. Nathan Deal. AP photo
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's governor says he hasn't made a decision on legislation allowing concealed handguns on the state's college campuses.
Gov. Nathan Deal said Wednesday at a ceremony to sign another bill that he's listening to "passionate" people on both sides of the issue. Deal says he has a hard choice to make but will do what's best for as many Georgians as possible.
He indicated a decision won't come until next week.
Deal has until Tuesday to sign or veto the measure. It becomes law if he takes no action by then.
The bill would allow people age 21 and over to carry a concealed handgun on campus with the proper permit.
Deal has said he's concerned about permitting guns in daycare centers or around high school students taking courses.
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