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Students for Concealed Carry is a student-run, national, non-partisan organization which advocates for legal concealed carry on college campuses in the United States as an effective means of self-defense.

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Associated Press, Austin Media Miss Opportunity to Dig Into Campus Carry Stats

February 20, 2017

AUSTIN, TEXAS – On the first day of any college statistics class, students are taught a simple principle: Correlation does not equal causation. The understanding that one event preceding another is not the same as one event causing another is considered sacred by scientists but sometimes forgotten by journalists. When a journalist for The Houston Chronicle […]

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PBS Produces Anti-Campus Carry Propaganda to Accompany ‘Tower’ Documentary

February 13, 2017

AUSTIN, TEXAS – If you were producing a short documentary about Texas’ campus carry law, wouldn’t you want the input of the student-led organization that started the campus carry movement, solicited the support of both the National Rifle Association and its state affiliates, and popularized the phrase “campus carry“? This apparently wasn’t a priority for […]

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Latest Texas Statistics Bolster Case for Campus Carry

January 31, 2017

AUSTIN, TEXAS – The Texas Department of Public Safety has released its 2016 demographic data on Texas license to carry (LTC) holders, and for the third consecutive year, LTC holders of typical college age had their licenses revoked at a lower rate than did LTC holders twenty years older. Here are the statistics collected by […]

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Johns Hopkins Report on Campus Carry Is Seriously Flawed

November 1, 2016

An October 15 report by Daniel W. Webster, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research, and nine coauthors has resulted in several bold headlines but little critical analysis. Articles with titles such as “Report: Allowing Guns On Campus Results In More, Not Less, Gun Violence” and “Guns on campus unlikely to […]

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SCC Statement on NRA Opinion Column by Former SCC Director

November 1, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 11/01/2016 CONTACT: Brian Bensimon, Southwest Regional Director, SCC: brian.bensimon@concealedcampus.org Michael Newbern, Assistant Director of Public Relations, SCC: michael.newbern@concealedcampus.org SCC Statement on NRA Opinion Column by Former SCC Director AUSTIN, TX – A recent opinion column by former Students for Concealed Carry Southwest Regional Director Antonia Okafor, published in the NRA periodical […]

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Students for Concealed Carry Welcomes New Southwest Regional Director

September 30, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 09/30/2016 CONTACT: Michael Newbern, Assistant Director of Public Relations, SCC: michael.newbern@concealedcampus.org Students for Concealed Carry Welcomes New Southwest Regional Director AUSTIN, TX – Students for Concealed Carry (SCC) wishes the best to outgoing Southwest regional director Antonia Okafor, who is moving on to the next stage of her career, and congratulates […]

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