The following opinion piece appeared in the Op-Ed section of the New York Times. It also has been posted at several other sites. Written in the form of a letter, Greg Hampikian, a Professor at Boise State, asks the question:
When May I Shoot a Student?
BOISE, Idaho — TO the chief counsel of the Idaho State Legislature:
In light of the bill permitting guns on our state’s college and university campuses, which is likely to be approved by the state House of Representatives in the coming days, I have a matter of practical concern that I hope you can help with: When may I shoot a student?