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Kan. Senate prepares to vote on gun-rights bill

Published on -3/27/2013, 6:47 AM

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- The Kansas Senate is preparing to take final action on a bill expanding the number of public buildings where concealed weapons are allowed and letting public school and college employees carry concealed firearms.

Wednesday's vote would determine whether the measure passes and goes to the House.

The bill backed by gun-rights advocates comes as federal officials consider new gun-control measures following a deadly mass shooting at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school in December.

The House already has approved its own version of the same measure, which would allow local school boards and state colleges to designate employees to carry concealed weapons.

Also, state and local governments couldn't prohibit holders of state concealed-carry permits from bringing their weapons into public buildings unless those places had security measures in place.

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