Texans won the right to carry concealed weapons in 1995 after an emotional legislative debate. But that didn't include college campuses. Now the state is caught up in the new national debate to change that law.
Republican state Representative Joe Driver of Garland recently held a hearing on the issue. He says he plans to introduce a bill to remove college campuses from the list of places where guns are prohibited. He's not sure the bill will get enough support, though.
Rice University Police Chief Bill Taylor told the panel that the limited amount of training provided to concealed handgun licensees doesn't prepare them to do the job of law enforcement officers.
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