Campus carry was the right call

Campus carry was the right call

Gun Rights

Protestors complained it reduces the safety of students and faculty, stifles free speech, and hurts both faculty hiring and students applying. However, two years later, it appears those concerns have been unfounded. In 2015, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a controversial law allowing licensed students to carry a concealed handgun on college campuses. At the time, there were extensive protests against the law, such as the laughably stupid “Cocks not Glocks” movement, where students at University of Texas at Austin waved and carried around dildos in an absurd way to compare the open brandishing of controversial objects. Protestors wanted gun owners to feel as ridiculous as they did. Protestors complained it reduces the safety of students and faculty, stifles free speech, and hurts both faculty hiring and students applying . However, two years later, it appears those concerns have been unfounded. It now seems the Republican majority was right to extend Second Amendment rights to college campuses. Time and time again, it was raised that there would be more violence on college campuses. Professors routinely raised the idea that a student would be frustrated enough to turn a gun on a professor or instructor if a classroom setting got heated. There were some that claimed suicide rates would rise from a group susceptible to stress. Anyone listening to these arguments might have imagined college campuses turning into blood baths if the law passed. The reality is that there have been almost no incidents from licensed carriers around the state […]

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Campus carry was the right call

Campus carry was the right call

Gun Rights

Protestors complained it reduces the safety of students and faculty, stifles free speech, and hurts both faculty hiring and students applying. However, two years later, it appears those concerns have been unfounded. In 2015, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a controversial law allowing licensed students to carry a concealed handgun on college campuses. At the time, there were extensive protests against the law, such as the laughably stupid “Cocks not Glocks” movement, where students at University of Texas at Austin waved and carried around dildos in an absurd way to compare the open brandishing of controversial objects. Protestors wanted gun owners to feel as ridiculous as they did. Protestors complained it reduces the safety of students and faculty, stifles free speech, and hurts both faculty hiring and students applying . However, two years later, it appears those concerns have been unfounded. It now seems the Republican majority was right to extend Second Amendment rights to college campuses. Time and time again, it was raised that there would be more violence on college campuses. Professors routinely raised the idea that a student would be frustrated enough to turn a gun on a professor or instructor if a classroom setting got heated. There were some that claimed suicide rates would rise from a group susceptible to stress. Anyone listening to these arguments might have imagined college campuses turning into blood baths if the law passed. The reality is that there have been almost no incidents from licensed carriers around the state […]

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