With abortion opponents close to seeing tougher restrictions enacted in Texas, gun rights advocates — another key contingent of the Republican majority’s base of support — have opened fire on GOP leaders for not pushing through their issue: concealed handguns on college campuses.
Students for Concealed Carry, a national group, and other Second Amendment supporters blasted Gov. Rick Perry for not adding the controversial measure to the agenda of either of the two special sessions. It did not pass during the regular legislative session that ended in May.
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