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Texas Colleges Brace for “Campus Carry” Law

by Karen Michael

Come Aug. 1, students, faculty and staff at community colleges in Texas will begin attending classes under the rules of Senate Bill 11, a law passed by the 84th Texas Legislature more than two years earlier allowing concealed handguns to be carried on college campuses.

While the bill went into effect for larger, four-year universities such as Texas Tech on Aug. 1, 2016, it does not go in effect for community colleges until Aug. 1 of this year.

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