Public universities are not allowed to have stricter rules governing guns than the state.
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A court ruling out of Florida could permit student and faculty gun owners to keep firearms in their cars, on campus.
According WFTV, the decision handed down by the 1st District Court of Appeals, says that public universities are not allowed to have stricter rules governing guns than the state.
Florida is one of many states that has state premption on the issue of firearms. These laws prevent any local municipality from enacting their own gun laws that may be at odds with state laws. This is primarily done to prevent a state from having numerous, different gun laws from county to county and city to city.