So far this legislative session, bills have been discussed to allow for pistol-packing principals, and for concealed handgun permit holders to carry on college campuses. Now a state House member from East Texas wants to allow schools to offer courses on firearms and how to shoot them.
With his House Bill 1142, state Rep. James White, R-Hillister, has further cemented Texas’ pro-gun reputation in the ongoing gun debate, which has heated up since the December shooting in Newtown, Conn. White joins Gov. Rick Perry, Attorney General Greg Abbott and other conservative state leaders who have advocated recently for gun rights.
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