Despite concerns from anti-gun protesters across the state of Texas, the first semester of campus carry went smoothly, with just one incident of an accidental firearm discharge at Tarleton State University.
According to university officials at West Texas A&M (WTAMU), the new law allowing students to legally carry concealed weapons on campus, which went into effect in August, has been a “non-issue,” reports the Amarillo Globe-News.
“It’s been totally a non-issue,” Knox said. “In fact, the biggest issue we had is we have to replace signs because the wind bent them. Other than that, no cases or other issues. It’s really not had an impact on our campus life whatsoever.”
Sergeant Jack Hildebrand of the WTAMU Campus Police agreed, saying there have been no calls regarding firearms on campus and that concealed carry license holders “followed the laws” throughout the semester.
“We had no incidents at all, no calls, no iss…
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