IN: Citilink to let riders carry guns on its buses

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June 7, 2011
Journal Gazette    
Posted in 2AM News

"Starting next month, Citilink patrons will be allowed to ride with their guns, despite safety concerns from the transit company. Citilink’s board of directors on Thursday is scheduled to vote on a new weapons policy to comply with state law, essentially allowing passengers to bring their guns on board. Ken Housden, Citilink general manager, said the transit system’s current weapons policy does not comply with the new law. He said he isn’t thrilled with the changes, but his organization can’t ignore the new state statute. Senate Bill 292 generally pre-empts local ordinances that regulate firearms, including cities with specific gun bans and rules prohibiting weapons in public buildings and parks."" (06/07/11)  

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