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Guns on Campus Bill Heads to Senate Hearing

Guns on Campus Bill Heads to Senate Hearing

Revised bill may allow concealed handgun license holders to carry a weapon on campus.

The Texas Senate will be hearing legislation that would make it legal for concealed handgun license holders to carry a gun in a college classroom. While many supporters feel that it provides additional security, opponents argue that the risk of increased gun violence would escalate.

The amended bill would allow college campuses to opt out of the guns on campus provision.

What are your thoughts? Would you feel safer at your campus if you knew that guns were allowed in your classroom?

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