Texas legislature close to passing bill to allow concealed carry on college campuses.

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    The real question is, will this really solve the problem schools like Columbine had experienced, on that dreadful day of April 20th 1999? If a student had the ability to take out one of those two boys, HAD guns been allowed, would it have prevented the massive killings that many still remember? What of the student who comes in, shortly after the gunshots, to see an unknown classmate left standing with a gun in his hand? With heightened adrenaline and fear, who is to say that another victim wouldn't have resulted from the shootings? There is no easy answer here, and it's an issue that needs to be looked into more deeply from every angle.
     
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    What fun....how Texas.
     
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    I wonder if they'll be allowed at D K Royal during gametime. I can see some drunk honkey shooting off live rounds like an idiot after a Longhorns TD.
     
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    Some drunken Aggie for sure.
     
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    I'll bet my front row seat in Hell that guns are already on these campuses, outlawing guns on campus works about as well as outlawing marijuana and beer on campus and I can tell you from personal experience how unsuccessful those laws are.:smoke:
     
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    In my personal life, I look at it this way, and if I were still a college student I would likely do the same....

    IF a facility has proper SECURITY (fences, armed guards, photo-ID requirements, etc...) then I will CONSIDER entering it without the means to protect myself.

    If it does not have proper security, I will generally go out of my way to avoid entering unless absolutely necessary, if I cannot carry a gun there.

    My mentality is very simple... If you're not going to provide security, then I have to provide it. If you don't and won't let me, I will likely avoid your establishment. Whether it's a restaurant, a club, a business, a school, etc...
     
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    Comparisons to columbine arent really applicable as that is a high school, and I know of very few people who think letting students in a high school carry is a good idea.

    At a college you have people who have valid concealed carry permits, and are of age. The rationale for denying them thier rights is far less.
     
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    Then you know nothing about the responsibilty required in having a concealed carry license or the consequences in violating the terms.


    Perhaps you should not speak on issues you know nothing about.
     

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