The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on The Truth About Guns
Because we can’t let the fact that campus carry wasn’t a factor disrupt the narrative . . . Fatal shooting of Texas Tech officer renews debate over 2016 campus carry law despite shooter’s age
Texas allows licensed handgun owners to carry a concealed weapon on many areas of public four-year university campuses, but the minimum age to get a license to carry is 21 (military veterans and active members are the exception). The alleged shooter, then, would have likely been too young to legally carry a concealed handgun.
The Texas chapter of Students for Concealed Carry said on Twitter that there is “no evidence” the law had an impact on the Texas Tech shooting, citing the suspect’s age.
Still, the Texas Democratic Party called the law enacted by the Republican-controlled legislature allowing the carrying of concealed firearms on college campuses a “dumb and dangerous idea” as it shared…post was originally published on this site