Concealed Carry On Campus Prompts Protests, Resignation

Posted by jhingarat21 on 15th Oct 2015

Professor Ann Cvetkovich waits to speak during a public forum, Sept. 30, 2015, as a special committee studies how to implement a new law allowing students with concealed weapons permits to carry firearms into class and other campus buildings, which will take effect in August 2016, in Austin, Texas. …

Moorhead: Open Carry Law is Just Latest in Texas Firearms Evolution

Posted by jhingarat21 on 11th Sep 2015

Bee Moorhead is executive director of Texas Interfaith Center for Public Policy/Texas Impact.When the 84th Legislature passed House Bill 910 — also known as “open carry” — national media highlighted Texas’ reversal of its quaint “post-Civil War era” open carry prohibition. In fact, Texas lawmakers h …