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Guns-on-campuses bill to come back in Florida Legislature in 2016

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Many higher education officials, teachers and parents cheered this year when a single Florida GOP senator killed proposed legislation that would allow holders of concealed weapons permits to carry guns on Florida college and university campuses. Although the bill  cleared three committees in the House and two others in the Senate, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Miguel Diaz de la Portilla refused to bring up the bill in his committee, killing it outright. The state university system’s Board of Governors, all of…

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