Column: Rep. Steube's reasons for campus carry bill are personal

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State Rep. Greg Steube served on active duty from 2004 to 2008 and took part in Operation Iraqi Freedom.STAFF FILE PHOTO / DAN WAGNER

By Lee Williams

Published: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 2:41 p.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 2:41 p.m.

State Rep. Greg Steube knew when he reintroduced his bill to lift the restrictions on carrying concealed weapons on college campuses, he would become a lightning rod for controversy.

My newspaper republished an editorial from a sister paper in Gainesville that said “the idea that arming college kids would make campuses safer defies logic.” Other editorials and columns have been less kind.

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