Commissioner Greg Sankey says SEC might

  • SEC commi sioner at Mi <a href="">Bradley Zimmer Jersey</a> si sippi State and Ole Mi s that teams in the conference might not play in the state if it pa ses a proposed gun law.Sankey said SEC schools may"decline opportunities" to play at their schools should be pa sed into law. HB 1083would allow people with "enhanced firearms license" to carry concealed weapons on publicly owned land includingpublic universitiesand, more importantly, their <a href="">Jason Kipnis Jersey</a> sports venues.MORE: In he wrote:Given the intense atmosphere surrounding athletic events, adding weapons increases meaningful safety concerns and is expected to negatively impact the intercollegiate athletics programs at your universities in several ways. If HB 1083 is adopted to permit weapons in college sports venues, it is likely that competitors will decline opportunities to play in Oxford and Starkville, game officials will decline a <a href="">Ricky Vaughn Jersey</a> signments, personal safety concerns will be used against Mi si sippis universities during the recruiting proce s and fan attendance will be negatively impacted.Sankey cited receiving concerns from the SEC's other member institutions when a similar gun lawwas considered in Arkansas. Leadership at the University of Arkansas feared the pa sing ofHouse Bill 1249 which allows concealed carry on all publicly owned land would cost the school its . The state later added an amendment to.Sankey isn't the only person <a href="">Jose Ramirez Jersey</a> to opposeHB 1083. Ole Mi s chancellor Jeffrey Vitter on the school's stance, saying "it would negatively impact the University of Mi si sippis ability to continue to uphold the safety and security for our students, faculty, staff, patients, and visitors on all our campuses."The bill was pa sed in the Mi si sippi House by an 80-29 vote, but will need to be pa sed in the Senate for <a href="">Manny Ramirez Jersey</a> it to become law.

Hãy đăng nhập để trả lời