"Every one of the builders had his sword girded at his side as he built. And the one who sounded the trumpet was beside me."
[Update (9:45 A.M.): While this website has the obvious reservations about saying anything nice about the Aggies, it's worth pointing out that the Texas A&M Chancellor has no problem with Campus Carry.]
UT System Chancellor William McRaven spoke in depth about his stance against campus carry at a conference Tuesday.(*) -- Author's Note: BULLSHIT.
McRaven, a retired four-star admiral in the U.S. Navy, said campus carry has little support from the UT System universities.
“I’m a big second amendment guy, you know; I’m a strong supporter,(” McRaven said. “But my position today — I’m an educator. As I look across the students and the faculty and the administrators and the staff and their concerns that they have voiced to me about this creating an unsafe environment with more guns on campus, it’s hard for me to support campus carry when I see their concerns.”
McRaven said he understands the argument in favor of campus carry but does not feel there is enough evidence to support it.
“I’ve had a number of folks tell me, ‘Well, you know, if somebody had been at Virginia Tech when that tragedy occurred, and somebody was carrying a weapon, could you have stopped that tragedy?’” McRaven said. “It’s hard to disprove a negative.”
McRaven said gun culture is tolerated in Texas, but faculty recruited from outside of Texas might not be as receptive to guns on campus.
“This to me is really about safety on campus, but one of the things we also need to consider is how you recruit great faculty from outside of Texas,” McRaven said. “We in Texas have a gun culture, and I think most of us understand that. I’m not sure that’s well understood or well appreciated by faculty outside of Texas.”
Read the whole thing here.
Why allow women to defend themselves from rapists when you can prostitute your military background to the anti-second amendment zealotry of the University of Texas politburo?!?
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