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Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns on the campuses of institutions of higher education. Read & Follow the Bill
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Concerned Citizen
(Tarrant County) March 17, 2011, 10:11 am Thumbs Down report abuse
Learning cannot take place in places were students feel unsafe. And just because the "good guys" have guns dones't mean thatthey will know how to use them properly. Others could get hurt on accident. There is no place for weapons and learning to co-exist.
(Wharton County) February 21, 2011, 7:45 pm Thumbs Down report abuse
Why wold anyone want to have or need a gun on a college campus?? This is a truly disturbing bill. Doesn't our legislature have better things to do that come up with this?
Backmic Update
(Travis County) February 10, 2011, 12:12 pm report abuse
Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety (2/9/11)
(Bastrop County) January 18, 2011, 2:30 pm Thumbs Up report abuse
This bill is not specific to students, faculty or staff. It clearly states that anyone who is properly licensed may carry a handgun. In this respect, there is no difference between a college campus, shopping mall, movie theater or city park.
(Travis County) January 15, 2011, 12:15 am Thumbs Up report abuse
Students have a right to defend themselves at a location that tends to attract mass murderers. These are not kids who are just carrying guns. They would have to go through the same training class/course the all Concealed Carry permits holders must go through. Oh, and if you can still carry your gun in the Capitol, you should be able to at a university. Need I say more?
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