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.
Students and professors could soon be ‘packing heat’ at universities across the state. Proponents say the move could deter a ‘Virginia Tech’ type of situation. Opponents think the proposed bill will make campuses less safe.
Former Virginia Tech students urged lawmakers to reject efforts to allow concealed handguns in Texas college classrooms.
For those of you interested in packing heat in public, it’s now a little easier to get your concealed handgun license.