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Armed With a Cause

Jay Wye Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 10:55 AM
concealed carry permit holders -of all ages- have established an EXCELLENT record,in every US state that issues such permits. (and in the 4 states that don't require any permit to be armed in public.) the fact is,your fear that young people are too impulsive is not supported in fact in regards to permit holders and their firearms.
glenbo02 Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 2:12 AM
Your statement makes no sense. I'm also from Texas and have had a CHL, or Concealed Handgun License, since just a few months after inception. There is no teaching that using a weapon in self-defense is a crime. The user will go in front of a grand jury, granted, but that is no comparison with murder. And when the weapon user is no-billed, as is usual in a justified case of self-defense, there is no punishment. Look up Texas Law Shield.
Bear Trax Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 11:31 AM
Thanks, Jay. I'm down here in Texas, where we view self defense using deadly force the same way we view the death penalty for murder, that is, if you commit the crime, expect to suffer the consequences.

One student’s fight to allow concealed carry permit holders to exercise that right on campus has spread to over 350 colleges and universities nationwide.

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From Townhall Magazine's Townhall of Fame feature by Leah Barkoukis:

On April 16, 2007, a lone gunman murdered 32 students and faculty at Virginia Tech before eventually taking his own life. In the wake of the massacre, Chris Brown, a student at the University of North Texas, decided it was time to take a stand against anti-concealed...