Portland Public Schools Bans Concealed Carry On Campuses

PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland Public Schools has banned concealed carry of guns district-wide.

The Board of Education voted unanimously on Tuesday night to implemented the ban.  They also discussed harsher penalties for Concealed Handgun License (CHL) holders who bring guns onto school campuses.

Senate Bill 554 passed into Oregon law last year allows public schools, colleges and universities to implement bans on concealed carry.

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