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Texas Legislature Passes Campus Carry; Bill Heads To Gov. Abbott

Jun 1, 2015
Bob Daemmrich / Texas Tribune

Legislation requiring the state’s public universities to allow handguns in dorms, classrooms and campus buildings is now one step away from becoming law.

Texas Tribune

State lawmakers can go into the final weekend stretch of their legislative session now that they’ve cleared a procedural deadline this week for considering bills.  

Ross Ramsey, executive editor of The Texas Tribune, talks about which bills did and did not make the cut.

Campus Carry Gets Initial OK In Texas Senate

Mar 18, 2015
Marjorie Kamys Cotera / Texas Tribune

Texas is now a step closer to requiring public colleges and universities to allow concealed handguns on campus — a policy opposed by many higher education leaders. 

A Sharpshooting Dissenter To Campus Carry

Feb 10, 2015

College students in Texas could bring guns into their classrooms, cafeterias, and dorms and everywhere else on campus, if lawmakers in Austin pass a campus carry bill. The Chancellor of the University of Texas System thinks this is a bad idea. 

Concealed Carry Would Make College Campuses Less Safe, UT Chancellor Says

Jan 30, 2015
Courtesy UT Arlington

Allowing concealed weapons to be carried on college and university campuses would create "less-safe" environments, University of Texas System Chancellor William McRaven wrote in a letter to legislative leaders on Thursday.