Do guns belong on high school campuses? The Kern High School District board recently voted to allow people with concealed weapons permits to bring guns onto campuses. For 19-year-old community activist Dean Welliver, allowing firearms on campus is a matter worthy of public debate. Parents, teachers and others including a retired police officer spoke out against the new policy, but it did not sway the board. “The school board seemed more preoccupied with making a pro-Second Amendment political statement.” Read Welliver’s commentary at South Kern Sol.