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Two VSU professors suing GA governor over open carry law on college campuses

Two VSU professors suing GA governor over open carry law on college campuses
Two VSU professors suing GA governor over open carry law on college campuses
Posted at 4:27 AM, Sep 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-29 00:44:23-04

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL) - Two Valdosta State University professors are suing Gov. Nathan Deal and Attorney General Christopher Carr in response to the open carry law on college campuses.

A VSU staff member spoke with a reporter about the lawsuit.

There are two separate documents filed with the Fulton County Superior Court.

One is a verified complaint for declaratory and injunctive relief, and the other is a plaintiffs’ motion for an injunction and memorandum in support.

Both claim that the Constitution of the State of Georgia grants the Georgia Board of Regents vested management of the University System of Georgia and that the decision to approve the Campus Carry Bill usurped the Board of Regents.

The University System of Georgia issued a statement saying that USG is not a party to the lawsuit.

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