Last year the Legislature passed a bill to make it legal to carry a concealed weapon in public buildings unless they are equipped with metal detectors and security guards. That law, which has already gone into effect in municipalities across the state, also applies to the Capitol and would take effect July 1.
Last year the Legislature passed a bill to make it legal to carry a concealed weapon in public buildings unless they are equipped with metal detectors and security guards. That law, which has already gone into effect in municipalities across the state, also applies to the Capitol and would take effect July 1. File illustration
Last year the Legislature passed a bill to make it legal to carry a concealed weapon in public buildings unless they are equipped with metal detectors and security guards. That law, which has already gone into effect in municipalities across the state, also applies to the Capitol and would take effect July 1. File illustration

Kansas Statehouse visitors could soon bring handguns

June 18, 2014 09:50 AM

More Videos

  • James Thompson to City Council: 'The blood of Andrew Finch is on your hands'

    Local civil rights attorney and congressional candidate James Thompson spoke before the Wichita City Council on Tuesday and used national statistics to point out that the number of police shootings in Wichita is abnormally high and that funding for officer training and staffing is too low. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle/Jan. 16, 2018)