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Texas Guns on Campus

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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Public Colleges In Texas Will Be Forced To Allow Guns In Dorms

Reuters | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.22.2015 | College

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Public universities in Texas would be breaking a new state law if they ban guns from student dormitories because su...

Top Christian College Rejects Texas Law Allowing Guns On Campus

Reuters | Nico Pitney | Posted 12.18.2015 | Politics

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Texas Lawmaker Believes Students Already Bring Guns To Class

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.07.2015 | Politics

Texas state Rep. Allen Fletcher (R-Cypress) suggested this week that students at public universities in the state have already brought thei...

Tyler Kingkade

Guns On Campus Bill Passes In Texas, But Gun Activists Are Not Happy | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.05.2015 | College

Fifty years to the day after America's first mass college campus shooting took place at the University of Texas at Austin, a new law will take effect ...

UT Chancellor And Former Navy Admiral Warns Against Proposed College Gun Law In Texas

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.26.2015 | College

University of Texas System Chancellor William McRaven circulated a letter to state lawmakers this week warning that a pending bill to allow guns into ...

Texas May Allow Concealed Guns On College Campuses

AP | Jim Vertuno and Will Weissert | Posted 03.19.2015 | College

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Texas would allow people to carry concealed handguns on college campuses under a measure given preliminary approval by the state...

Texas District Votes To Allow Teachers To Carry Guns On Campus

Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

Another Texas school district took steps to arm teachers in the name of protection. In a unanimous vote Tuesday, the school board for the Canadian...

Texas Senate Approves Measure Allowing Guns In Cars On College Campuses

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.01.2013 | College

Gun rights advocates experienced a win Tuesday when the Texas Senate voted to allow students to keep guns in their cars on college campuses. The b...

Guns On Campus: Popular Among Conservatives, Hated By College Leaders

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.11.2013 | College

As the national conversation continues to focus on how to address gun violence, groups like the NRA and Students For Concealed Carry have advocated pu...

Laura Gottesdiener

After Arizona Veto, Guns On Campus Legislation Still Pending In Other States | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 06.21.2011 | Politics

On Monday night, Hildy Saizow, President of Arizonans for Gun Safety, received very surprising news: Gov. Jan Brewer (R) had vetoed SB 1467, a bill th...

Laura Gottesdiener

Texas Senate Postpones Guns-On-Campus Bill | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

A bill that would require Texas universities to allow guns on campus was postponed in the state's Senate due to lack of support today, a surprising tu...

Lucia Graves

Shooting Survivors Decry Texas Guns-On-Campus Bill | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Despite emotional testimony from survivors of the 1966 University of Texas shooting, Texas state senators appeared poised Tuesday afternoon to send to...

Draft Of Texas Guns On Campus Bill Moves To House Vote

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A draft of the bill that would permit students to carry guns on state campuses has been approved and will head to the Texas House, the Associated Pres...

Packing Heat at College

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Diane Dimond

In the aftermath of several campus shootings in recent years and the gun fueled violence in Arizona, guns could be coming to a college campus near you.

Texas Lawmakers Want Guns On Campus | By John Burnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Is the answer to mass shootings on college campuses to arm students and staff? Eight states are considering legislation that would allow people to car...