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Guns chill free speech, UT-Austin professors will argue at federal appeals court

Three UT-Austin professors sued to end a state law mandating campus carry in Texas. Though a federal judge dismissed the suit, the fight isn't over as the case goes to a federal appeals court.

On Nov. 10, University of Texas at Austin faculty and students protest Senate Bill 11, which will allow people with concealed handgun licenses to pack heat in campus buildings. The law allows private schools to opt out and empowers university administrators to set their own rules and declare some parts of campus "gun free zones."

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