Guns are banned on most public and private college campuses in Texas right now. But one signature from the governor could change that.
Supporters of a bill to allow concealed handguns into Texas college classrooms say gunfire at a Houston-area community college shows the measure is needed to protect lives.
Two National Rifle Association members say they want the Arlington school district to allow teachers and administrators to carry concealed weapons.
A Connecticut congressman lit into Governor Rick Perry over comments that Texas teachers should be allowed to carry guns in schools. Democrat Jim Himes’ district is close to Newtown, where 20 children and six adults were gunned down.
Texas Governor Rick Perry called the Sandy Hook school shooting an evil that came to visit, but he said he hopes the federal government will not have a knee jerk reaction to it.
A new record set at Dallas Love Field Airport has the facility’s Federal Security Director concerned. Director Amy Williams said in April alone agents have found six handguns in carryon bags, at TSA checkpoints.
No company will be able to prevent an employee from keeping a gun in their car at work, under a new bill that was passed by the state House on Wednesday.
The House Committee on Homeland Security and Public Safety wants to take the concealed part out of concealed handgun licenses.
A bill to allow concealed handguns in Texas college classrooms failed its first big test. It will be addressed again Monday.
During a debate on allowing guns into college buildings, the bill’s sponsor asked that discussions resume on Monday.
Proposals that would give Texans the right to carry guns in the classroom are scheduled for a hearing on Wednesday.
The Texas Legislature is considering bills that would let people with handgun licenses to carry weapons onto college campuses.
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