Campus carry

 Callie Richmond

Mock Shootings, Sex Toys Mark UT Gun Protests

Gun rights activists held a mock shooting at the University of Texas Saturday to protest new rules for carrying weapons on campus, while counter-protesters waved sex toys and made farting sounds to try to ridicule them.

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 Jennifer Whitney

Fake Mass Shooting Moved Off Campus

A gun rights group plans to hold a fake mass shooting Saturday near UT-Austin to protest gun-free zones. The group decided to move it just off campus after the university said demonstrators could face criminal trespassing charges.

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Video: A Conversation with Ken Starr

At our 11/16 higher education symposium, I talked to Ken Starr, the president and chancellor of Baylor University, about demographic change, campus carry, free speech, the intersection of a traditional culture with the modern world, and, of course, football.

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 Illustration by Todd Wiseman

Three Private Colleges Likely to Ban Guns

Three private colleges — Trinity University, Austin College and Paul Quinn College — likely will opt out of a new state law allowing licensed students to carry concealed guns on campus, their presidents said Saturday. Rice University is still thinking it over.

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Video: Seliger and Zerwas on Campus Carry

At our 4/16 conversation, state Sen. Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, and state Rep. John Zerwas, R-Richmond — the chairmen, respectively, of the Senate and House Higher Education committees — handicapped the prospects for passage of campus carry legislation.

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 Edward A. Ornelas/San Antonio Express-News

Guns Coming to Campus, but Not Campus Carry

For students hoping to bring concealed handguns onto college campuses, a new law allowing them to store firearms in cars parked in campus garages or lots is as close as they’re going to get — for now.

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