Guns on campus bill heads to full Texas Senate

cowlishaw/flickr A bill to allow concealed handgun license holders to…

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A bill to allow concealed handgun license holders to carry their weapons into Texas college buildings and classrooms got a significant boost in the state Senate on Tuesday, but it remains unclear if it has enough momentum to become law.

Even if it does, the bill has been scaled back to the point that even key supporters question whether most campuses will move to keep guns out.

The issue has failed in previous sessions and appeared destined for a similar fate until just a few weeks ago.

But the House passed a version that lifts the statewide ban on guns at school while still allowing individual campuses to ban weapons. A Senate panel endorsed the same bill on Tuesday sending it to the full Senate for consideration.

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