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Texas Senate approves bill to allow guns on college campuses

Posted By admin On May 10, 2011 @ 2:58 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Corrie MacLaggan
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May 10, 2011

The Texas Senate on Monday passed a measure that would make the Lone Star State the second after Utah to specifically allow guns on college campuses.

The proposal, which would allow concealed handgun license holders to carry guns into buildings at public colleges, now heads to the Texas House, where it has broad support.

The Senate author, Republican Jeff Wentworth of San Antonio, said that his proposal would make college campuses safer.

“My goal this whole time is to put doubt in the mind of the shooter that, ‘Well, maybe I shouldn’t go on that campus and try to take a bunch of kids out,’” Wentworth said after the measure passed.

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