Texas Senate Votes to Allow Guns on Campus

May 10, 2011

The Texas Senate, with a strong push from Republicans, voted Monday to allow those who hold licenses for concealed weapons to carry them at public colleges and universities, the Associated Press reported. While a majority of Texas legislators have indicated support for the measure, they had been unable to schedule final votes in either legislative chamber before the Senate tally on Monday. House action is still pending. Most higher education leaders have opposed the measure.

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