Texas Legislature Approves Bill Allowing Guns on Campus

June 1, 2015

The Texas Legislature gave final approval Sunday to a bill that would let Texans carry licensed concealed weapons on college campuses, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. The legislation is on its way to Governor Greg Abbott, who is expected to sign it. The final version of the measure allows private institutions to opt out of the campus carry requirement and public universities to create “gun-free zones” on parts of their campuses.

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