“We are absolutely convinced the risk created by firearms on campus exceeds any actual benefit for self-protection,” Richard Johnson, chief of police at the University of Kansas Medical Center, told sacbe.com. “It is our professional conviction that firearms do not enhance university security, but will contradict many of the best practices already in place.” Steve Brunk, the Republican rep sponsoring House Bill 2353 to allow legal gun owners to carry in public buildings, disagrees . . .
We’ve relied on government for a long time to be able to protect us. In what seems to be an ever increasing and more violent society … there’s a higher recognition that people not only have a right, but a responsibility to protect themselves.
And here’s the kicker: Johnson kinda somewhat secretly shares that view. Check out his message to the Kansas University Medical Center community on the campus cop’s website:
My commitment to you is to provide a professional police department staffed and equipped to serve this community. In return, I ask that you consider what you can do to protect yourself and your property and to visit our Crime prevention and awareness page.
Taking personal responsibility for your own safety. Carrying a concealed weapon, legally. Connect the dots. Dick.