Concealed handguns would be allowed on Georgia’s public college campuses under a measure that cleared the state’s House of Representatives on Monday and now heads to the Senate over the objections of university leaders.

The bill would let anyone 21 or over with a concealed weapons permit take their handguns on public college campuses but not into dormitories, fraternity and sorority houses or sporting events.

“The House took a very clear position that the Second Amendment does not stop at the edge of a college campus,” Speaker David Ralston, a Republican, said following passage of the bill, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

A Democratic opponent of the bill, State Representative Robert Trammell, said in a phone interview on Tuesday that he believed the U.S. Constitution’s Second Amendment allowed handguns to be barred from “sensitive” places such as college campuses.

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