Beginning August 1 2016, employees of the state’s flagship university intend to play by their own rules, regardless of what lawmakers, the attorney general, or anyone else thinks.
The same pseudo-journalist who repeated conspiracy theories about SCC’s founding and funding, without noting that those theories originated with a national gun-control conglomerate, is…..
The recent murder of a female undergraduate on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin serves as a tragic reminder that college campuses, though typically safe, do play host to every…..
After four weeks, Students for Concealed Carry’s offer to donate $5,000 to any gun-control organization that could prove any of the common conspiracy theories about SCC’s founding and/or…..
The board of regents of the University of Texas System would do well to heed the actions of Texas Tech University, which—on the advice of legal counsel—overruled a proposed policy that would…..
Over the past several months, Students for Concealed Carry (SCC) has repeatedly criticized policies proposed by the University of North Texas and Texas Tech University that would prohibit…..
Students for Concealed Carry (SCC) commends the University of Texas at Tyler and Texas State University for adopting campus carry policies that address legitimate concerns while respecting the…..
Anti-campus carry activists at the University of Texas at Austin have created a self-fulfilling prophecy—they’ve spent so much time and energy claiming that campus carry is going to cause real…..
In enlightened modern America, the risk of dying of a shark attack is most frequently referenced in comparison to one’s odds of winning the Powerball lottery, but in the summer of 1975, America’s…..
Here are the bullet points on the debate over whether campus carry leads to an increased rate of on-campus sexual assault…..
The University of Houston’s draft campus carry policy is a major improvement over the policy proposed by the University of Texas; however, the UH policy is too aggressive in attempting to…..
Following the announcement that UT-Austin President Gregory Fenves will, in accordance with Texas Senate Bill 11, allow the licensed concealed carry of handguns in most university classrooms…..
Over the past two months, Students for Concealed Carry has repeatedly explained how two of the proposals of UT-Austin’s campus carry working group violate the intent of Texas’s new campus carry…..
In this video, members of the Modern Language Association chant, “No guns, no cops, no violence!” during the MLA’s January 8 anti-campus carry rally in Austin.
On Tuesday, January 26, 2016, Antonia Okafor testified before the Texas Senate Committee on State Affairs, regarding the ongoing process of implementing Texas’s impending campus carry law…..
Members of the Modern Language Association, concerned that Texas will soon allow the licensed concealed carry of handguns in university buildings, have decided to examine the new law, study…..
Although the committees and working groups tasked with developing campus carry policies at Texas universities have thus far eschewed such obvious non-starters as banning licensed concealed…..
We at SCC have made our opposition to UT-Austin’s proposed empty-chamber requirement loud and clear.
This past Friday, Students for Concealed Carry released a lengthy statement (http://is.gd/TA7hPR) explaining why two of the rules proposed by the campus carry policy working group at the…..
The final report of the campus carry policy working group at the University of Texas at Austin will go down in history as simultaneously featuring some of the finest research on the subject…..
Although the campus carry working group’s recommendations regarding WHERE licensed concealed carry should be allowed on the UT-Austin campus are generally in keeping with the intent of Texas…..
While we appreciate free speech and we believe the Second Amendment protects the First; all Texas gun owners must look at what might be gained or lost with this action…
There is nothing unethical or unusual about allowing private property owners to set their own policies while requiring state-funded colleges to honor state-issued licenses…
In an op-ed published in the Sunday, November 22 edition of the Houston Chronicle, UT-Austin senior Mac McCann argues, “Because of reciprocity agreements with 39 states, CHL holders from…..
Gun Free UT’s statistics—which are never offered with any type of context—are at best misleading and at worst untrue.
For a group ostensibly founded and run by professional researchers, Gun Free UT makes numerous claims that wouldn’t pass peer review.
The same organization that claims campus carry will “put a chill on public debate” and “intimidate faculty from tackling controversial issues” will once again hold an anti-campus carry rally…..
The August 1, 1966, sniper attack at the University of Texas at Austin bears little resemblance to more-recent campus shooting sprees (e.g., Virginia Tech and Umpqua Community College).
There is a lot of debate about whether Oregon’s Umpqua Community College allows campus carry after the tragic campus shooting. Here are the FACTS…
As the Texas Senate considers attaching campus carry language to House Bill 910, the gun-control organization Everytown for Gun Safety, along with its subsidiary Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense……
I wish to clear up a few so called “facts” about campus carry that are consistently misreported by the media…
The legislators and gun-control activists who incessantly parrot the claim that Senator Brian Birdwell (R-Granbury) is pandering to Baylor University (the largest employer in his district) by………
Florida House Criminal Justice Subcommittee meets Tuesday, January 20th, at 4:00 pm in Tallahassee to consider Campus Carry.
The events of the last week in Tallahassee make plainly clear that it is unacceptable for responsible students who have gone to training, had extensive background checks, etc.
Students for Concealed Carry is proud to annouce its third National Conference in Washington, D.C., taking place on Tuesday, August 5, from 12 PM to 4:30 PM, at the National Press Club.
Students for Concealed Carry along with Crime Prevention Research Center will be hosting their annual Education and Training event, the 2014 National Convention for Students for Concealed Carry…
This third special session represents perhaps the last and best chance for Governor Perry to provide meaningful action behind his previous statements of support campus Concealed Carry reform…
After Rick Perry’s announcement that he will not seek a fifth term as Texas Governor, many gun rights advocates wonder whether he forsook their cause inorder to elevate his status on the national stage…
According to the Texas chapter of Students for Concealed Carry, Tuesday’s shooting at Lone Star College in Houston spotlights the need for the Campus Personal Protection Act…
Colleges invite these shootings by guaranteeing criminals their victims will be disarmed. It takes more than signs to fend off killers…