“Bloom Comments on Professors’ Campus Carry Lawsuit,” GPB Radio’s On Second Thought

On the October 5, 2017, edition of Georgia Public Broadcasting Radio’s “On Second Thought,” Bloom Sugarman partner and founder Simon Bloom offered commentary on a lawsuit filed by six University System of Georgia professors who are seeking to overturn the state’s so-called Campus Carry law. Bloom explained that the professors lack legal standing and that the Legislature was well within its rights to establish this law. “Courts cannot judge the constitutionality in a particular case of a law based on speculation and conjecture about potential harms the law may or may not cause in the future,” Bloom said. “Plaintiffs would be better served by pursuing a political solution through lobbying the Legislature and governor to repeal Campus Carry and to follow the policy position that plaintiffs prefer.”

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