Bearing Arms: Students for Concealed Carry Files Formal Complaint Regarding “Gun-Free Zones”

August 08, 2016

The fight for Concealed Carry continues in Texas…

Via Bearing Arms and Antonia Okafor, Southwest Regional Director for Students for Concealed Carry:

Full disclosure…

I am the Southwest Director of Students for Concealed Carry.

Well.. that settles it.

On August 4, Students for Concealed Carry on Campus, filed a formal complaint with the Office of the Attorney General of Texas. The complaint is in regards to the gun-free office policies that were implemented at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Texas at San Antonio. The policies were originally only held by the University of Texas at Austin after the Republican Governor appointed Board of Regents approved of allowing the provision to stand. Quickly after, universities across the state followed suit and withdrew their former policy of keeping professors from determining whether they can make their offices “gun free zones” or not.

In the complaint, SCC argues, “If a gun-free” office wasn’t legitimately declared “gun-free” under GC Sec.411.2031 (d-1), it’s not a “premises or other place” where “license holders are prohibited from carrying a handgun..”

Read more here.