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Open carry walk held at Kent State

Posted at 2:01 PM, Sep 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-29 15:01:19-04

The Kent State University graduate who tweeted a picture of herself carrying a rifle and a graduation cap saying "Come and take it" will hold a Second Amendment walk at her alma mater on Saturday.

You can watch the event in the player below:

The University said they will have increased security throughout the campus and have closed the library, student center and bookstore as a precaution.

Ohio law permits citizens to openly carry firearms on public property, including Kent State University, but Kent State policy prohibits faculty, staff and students from possessing firearms on university property. Firearms and also prohibited inside all university buildings, according to a school statement.

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Kaitlin Bennett tweeted about the increased school security measures on Saturday.

The university said they are expecting a counter protest to the event.