No one should have to choose between their safety and the opportunity to study at a university.
The restraining order she filed against him did no good. When she returned home that summer, she realized how dangerous her stalker really is.
via Fox News:
“I thought they were empty threats, but when I came home from school last summer, he was at my front door within eight hours of my plane landing,” she said. “That’s when I realized how serious it was.”
Woolrich and her family called the police, and Bennett was arrested. A search of his car uncovered a slip noose, a knife, gloves and other items.
Bennett was behind bars, but Woolrich still wanted to protect herself. She took the proactive measure of applying for a conceal-carry permit in New Hampshire.
But she was then told by her University that she was “absolutely not” allowed to have a weapon on campus. Despite pleading her case, the University refused to change its policy.