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Mon Nov 16, 2015, 11:46 PM

UT faculty group votes against campus carry

Representatives of the University of Texas faculty made it clear on Monday that they do not support allowing guns in the classroom or most anywhere else on campus.

The new campus carry law — which allows those with concealed handgun licenses to take their pistols into campus buildings — would create an “uneasy and potentially hostile environment for intellectual inquiry,” according to a resolution passed unanimously by the UT Faculty Council.

Other faculty members said they fear that the law could cause some students and academics to stay away from UT or transfer to another university.

“I think that it’s very important to see this issue as part of an attack on public education,” said Ann Cvetkovich, an English professor. “We need to recognize the importance of freedom and ability to determine the nature of our workplaces.”

Read more: http://www.mystatesman.com/news/news/ut-faculty-group-votes-against-campus-carry/npPNT/?icmp=statesman_internallink_referralbox_free-to-premium-referral

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Mon Nov 16, 2015, 11:51 PM

1. I would be one that would transfer out or not even go there to begin with. n/t

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