The new concealed carry law allows state lawmakers to carry concealed guns into the Kansas Statehouse.
Capitol Police told lawmakers yesterday that could lead to problems.
The was designed to allow people with concealed carry permits to bring their weapons into public buildings. The weapons can't be banned unless the buildings have security measures, like metal detectors, in place.
However, the law written so that legislators--who have greater access to the building than the general public--can legally carry concealed weapons if they hold state permits.
Two Kansas anti-abortion groups are distancing themselves from comments from another abortion foe suggesting the state's new concealed carry law could increase the threat of shootings outside a Wichita clinic.
The Kansas Board of Regents wants an in-depth study of a new law that allows more concealed weapons into public buildings.
The regents decided to pursue the study during their annual retreat Tuesday.
The law took effect July 1.
It allows Kansans with concealed carry permits to carry weapons on public college campuses. The regents have requested an immediate six-month exemption for universities, and could later seek an extension through 2017.
Kansas concealed carry permit holders will now be allowed to carry their weapons in Wyoming.
Attorney General Derek Schmidt says that Wyoming has become the 32nd state to honor permits issued in Kansas. The decision is a result of legislation Kansas lawmakers passed this year.
The law recognizes all valid out-of-state permits when a non-resident permit holder is traveling in Kansas. The new state law also requires people with concealed carry permits who move to Kansas to obtain a Kansas-issued license to legally continue carrying concealed guns.