Editorial Board: Campus carry debate clouded by fear on both sides of issue

The passage of SB11, the law allowing concealed handguns into campus buildings at Texas public colleges, has reignited the debate over campus carry. Unfortunately, most of the arguments being made are founded in fear rather than fact. For concealed handgun license holders, one of the main reasons they support the...

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Why Carry?

Why Carry?

Corrections: In a previous version of this article, Dennis McCuistion’s name was misspelled. Also, the time Will Perkins served in the Army was misstated. The Mercury regrets these errors. CHL holders detail reasons for supporting law allowing concealed handguns in campus buildings For political science sophomore Will Perkins, his concealed...

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Campus Carry Town Hall Meeting addresses concerns, questions

A forum to gather input and inform attendees on legislation S.B. No. 11 was hosted on September 22 in the Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology building. This legislation makes Texas the ninth state to allow concealed handgun license owners to carry concealed weapons on public university campuses. UTD faculty, staff...

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