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Few changes noticed since open carry laws changed Jan. 1

Nationwide Status of Handgun Open Carry

Jacklyn York

March 15, 2016

911 Caller: “Oh my God, that was really close…!”Dispatcher: ”OK”Gunfire....GunfireDispatcher: “What’s your name, ma’am?”911 Caller: “I’m Patti.”This was an actual 911 call made by Patti Nielson from the library during the Columbine School shooting. In the seconds following, E...

15 students discuss guns on campus at forum

Laura Fidelie, criminal justice associate professor, opens the Campus Carry Public Forum discussion where concerned citizens could speak about what they thought on the topic, it was held in Dillard 100, Nov. 2. Photo by Bradley Wilson

Jacob Smith

November 3, 2015

The Campus Carry Task Force held its first, and only, public forum Nov. 2 to discuss plans for the Campus Carry Law passed in the last Texas legislative session. Laura Fidelie, chair of the task force, led the forum presenting an informative case about the task force’s plans for enforcing t...

Proposed open carry legislation raises concerns

Naomi Skinner

March 26, 2015

Openly Carrying Guns on College Campuses from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. From Columbine to Virginia Tech to Florida State University, school shootings are more frequent. Last spring, MSU fell victim to a shooting scare which has brought forth mixed feelings from students and staff about the discretion of guns on camp...

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