On Wednesday, March 9th, the University of Arizona Graduate Professional Students' Council (GPSC) held a panel discussion on campus with people for and opposed to the legislation. The panel was moderated by GPSC President Emily Connally. Each person was given three minutes to express his or her viewpoint. The panel was held at Old Main and more than 200 students and educators came to the discussion. The administration and police of all three state universities oppose the legislation.
Speakers include GPSC President Emily Connally; Associated Students of the University of Arizona (ASUA) President Emily Fritze; veteran and student Mike Dougherty; Lt. Deanna Coultas from the Pima County Sheriff's Department; Coach Mike Candrea, University of Arizona Women's Softball Eight Time National Coach; UA Executive Vice President and Provost Meredith Hay; J. D. "Duke" Schechter, Membership Director of the Arizona Citizens Defense League; UA Police Chief Anthony Daykin; Associate Medical Director UA Trauma Center Dr. Randall Friese; Student Veterans of America Arizona Legislative Director Robert Rozinski; Coty McKenzie, State Chairman of the Arizona Federation of College Republicans; Daniel Hernandez, Jr., ASUA Fellow and intern for Gabriel Giffords.