Michael Stipe

Michael Stipe urges Georgia governor to veto 'campus carry' gun bill

R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe is publicly urging Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to veto legislation that would allow college students to carry concealed firearms on the state’s public campuses.

In an op-ed published Monday in USA Today, Stipe argues that House Bill 859 — also known as a “campus carry” bill — is both “dangerous” and opposed by a majority of Georgians.

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