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Campus Carry

Texas Nobel Laureate: I Will Break The Law To Ban Guns In My Classroom

The Texas Tribune | Nico Pitney | Posted 01.25.2016 | Politics

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The Academy Is Poised to Strike Down a Generation of Black Feminists One Beyonce Class at a Time

OmiseekeTinsley | Posted 12.23.2015 | Black Voices
OmiseekeTinsley

What unnerved the department was that a black woman could be placed at the center of academic inquiry, and that black women's thought was proving more engaging to this generation of students than that of European feminists or American historians. In the quest for a safe space, will my Beyoncé course be the next to go?

How to Properly Implement Campus Carry

Xavier Rotnofsky | Posted 12.15.2015 | College
Xavier Rotnofsky

To those who are still upset that campus carry became law, realize that it was because state legislators thought it was in our best interest, even though we made it very clear that we really did not want this. If there's anything to take from the passing of campus carry, it's that elections matter.

The Massacre in San Bernardino Strengthens the Resolve to Fight Campus Carry in Texas

David Smith-Soto | Posted 12.15.2015 | Politics
David Smith-Soto

As we combat the obscene Texas law, I pray that public universities in Texas will come together and declare all classrooms, laboratories, dorms and restaurants gun-free. The law does provide a window for educators to designate some areas as "gun free."

No Guns In My Classroom After The Roseburg Gun Massacre

David Smith-Soto | Posted 10.06.2015 | Politics
David Smith-Soto

In the aftermath of the gun massacre in Roseburg, the chorus of gun zealots already can be heard sounding the same cynical refrain they always chant -- more guns save lives and gun-free zones kill people. However, the tragedy's lasting lament is even louder -- guns don't belong in the classroom.

No Guns In My Classroom

David Smith-Soto | Posted 09.30.2015 | Politics
David Smith-Soto

The Texas State Legislature went one gun too far when it passed the so-called "campus carry" legislation this year, which would allow individuals to carry concealed firearms on public university campuses in 2016. I don't want those guns in my classroom.

Concealed Carry on Colleges Campuses: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Nancy K. Kaufman | Posted 09.08.2015 | Politics
Nancy K. Kaufman

Ending sexual assault on campus is a multi-faceted task. It begins with engendering an atmosphere of respect for women in particular, a cultural shift that calls on men and women to become part of the solution, to intervene against assault and to disrupt situations that lead to assault.

What's Your Kid Packing for Campus?

Martha Burk | Posted 08.26.2015 | Politics
Martha Burk

With the right to bear arms no matter the consequences firmly established in U.S. law and the psyche of our citizens, the NRA has to push new laws to stay viable and keep Congress and state legislatures firmly in its political pocket. One of the newer so-called gun rights the group has cooked up is campus carry.

5 Reasons Why We Need More Guns on Campus

Jack Levison | Posted 06.05.2015 | Politics
Jack Levison

The Texas legislature has passed Senate Bill 11, which allows college students to carry a concealed, holstered gun into college campus buildings. Governor Greg Abbott is expected to sign the bill into law.

Nevada Lawmaker Defends 'Young, Hot Little Girls' Comment About Allowing Guns At Colleges

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.18.2015 | Politics

A Nevada state legislator who is sponsoring a bill that would allow college students to carry concealed guns on campus has been put on the defensive o...

Texas Closer To Allowing Guns At Colleges

Reuters | Posted 07.06.2013 | Politics

By Corrie MacLaggan AUSTIN, Texas, May 6 (Reuters) - The Texas House of Representatives on Monday gave final approval to a proposal to...

In Some States, Proposed Legislation Could Alter College Campus Gun Laws

Jordan Friedman | Posted 04.14.2013 | College
Jordan Friedman

The debate over gun control at colleges and universities is progressing, and here are some key states where legislation is being considered.

Keep Colleges Free From Guns

Lara Grant | Posted 10.02.2012 | College
Lara Grant

It's been claimed that deaths from school shootings could be prevented if students could be armed. However, being trained to shoot a gun doesn't necessarily mean being trained to react calmly in an intense situation like having a gunman on campus.

Seven States Consider Allowing Guns On Campus

The Huffington Post | Danielle Wiener-Bronner | Posted 03.20.2012 | College

Schools have traditionally been gun-free zones, but some states are considering loosening or changing laws when it comes to firearms on campus. Whi...