Storify: Campus Carry Bills Debated in House

Four bills that would ease restrictions on the carrying of concealed weapons on college and university campuses were debated Thursday in the House Committee on Homeland Security  and Public Safety.

The bills — House Bill 972 by Rep. Allen Fletcher, R-Cypress; House Bill 1313 by Rep. Brandon Creighton, R-Conroe; House Bill 1078 by Rep. Tim Kleinschmidt, R-Lexington; and House Bill 706 by Rep. Giovanni Capriglione, R-Southlake — were all heard by the committee at once and inspired hours of public testimony. For many lawmakers and witnesses involved in the proceedings, the excercise may have seemed very similar to hearings from previous sessions ...

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