Legislative

More Guns on More Campuses

More Guns on More Campuses

After helping defeat guns on campus legislation for three successive legislative sessions, TACT is now communicating with leaders of individual campuses as they craft their local options within the confines of the statute.

The Texas Faculty Association Host Forums on “Campus Carry”

The Texas Faculty Association Host Forums on “Campus Carry”

TFA has recently announced they will be sponsoring two forums at Texas State University regarding the upcoming implementation of SB11, or “Campus Carry”.

Dates and Times:

October 26th, 2015 @ 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. LBJ Student Center, Room 3.7.2

October 29th, 2015 @ 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. LBJ Student Center, Room 4.1.9

LBJ Student Center is located at: 109 Student Center Drive San Marcos, TX 78666

Another Day, Another Campus Shooting

This tragedy occurred in Flagstaff, AZ. Will Texas become one of the statistics? 

For years, TACT shared statistics with legislators that college campuses were comparatively safe locations; it would be difficult to assume that the next set of data will say the same thing.  And yet, public policy continues to encourage more legal locations for firearms with the argument that the good guys will gun down the bad guys before the bad guys kill more good guys.  Where’s THAT data?

TACT Executive Director Testifies at UT-Austin Guns on Campus Task Force

TACT Executive Director Chuck Hempstead testified Monday at the UT-Austin task force charged with recommending to the president implementation guidelines for SB 11 – guns on campus.  He shared with task force members that TACT believes faculty members should determine gun policies in their classrooms, offices, labs and other workplaces, and that guns should be banned from emotional places such as free speech areas, sporting/entertainment venues and difficult-to-manage areas such as libraries, recreation centers and administrative buildings. 

TACT FALL CONFERENCE

TACT FALL CONFERENCE  

To register, please call the TACT Office @ 512-491-9275

Registration cost = $40.00

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