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Texas Lawmakers Approve Bill To Train Teachers To Be Armed Marshals

Texas schools could train teachers as armed marshals to exchange gunfire with potential attackers under a bill approved by state lawmakers and sent to Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday, while a key lawmaker said attempts to allow concealed handgun license holders to carry their weapons into college classrooms is likely dead.

05/23/2013

File photo of police at Lonestar College in the Houston area. (credit: Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Texas Lawmakers: Concealed Guns Bill Needed Following College Shooting

This week’s gunfire at a Houston-area college prompted new calls Wednesday for allowing concealed handgun license holders to carry their weapons into Texas college buildings and classrooms as a measure of self-defense.

01/23/2013

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