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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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Students for Concealed Carry Statement on Veto of House Bill 859

May 3, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 05/03/2016 CONTACT: Robert Eagar, Southeast Regional Director: robert.eagar@concealedcampus.org Zachary Zalneraitis, Director of Public Relations: zachary.zalneraitis@concealedcampus.org Students for Concealed Carry Statement on Veto of House Bill 859 Atlanta, GA – Students for Concealed Carry is extremely disappointed to learn that Governor Deal has chosen to veto HB 859.  With the stroke of […]

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Students for Concealed Carry’s Statement on the Murder at UT-Austin

April 11, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 04/11/2016 CONTACT: Antonia Okafor, Southwest Regional Director, Students for Concealed Carry (SCC): antonia.okafor@concealedcampus.org Michael Newbern, Assistant Director of Public Relations: michael.newbern@concealedcampus.org AUSTIN, TX – The recent murder of a female undergraduate on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin serves as a tragic reminder that college campuses, though typically […]

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Does a prominent anti-campus carry activist have a history of violence against women?

March 21, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 03/21/2016 CONTACT: Antonia Okafor, Southwest Regional Director, Students for Concealed Carry (SCC): antonia.okafor@concealedcampus.org Michael Newbern, Assistant Director of Public Relations: michael.newbern@concealedcampus.org HOUSTON, TX – Alex J. Colvin, the founder, president, and lone spokesperson for Gun Free UH (University of Houston), has built a well-publicized anti-campus carry campaign on a series of […]

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SCC makes anti-campus carry conspiracy theorists an offer they can’t refuse.

March 3, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 03/03/2016 CONTACT: Antonia Okafor, Southwest Regional Director, Students for Concealed Carry (SCC): antonia.okafor@concealedcampus.org Michael Newbern, Assistant Director of Public Relations: michael.newbern@concealedcampus.org AUSTIN, TX – In response to anti-campus carry activists at the University of Texas and the University of Houston who espouse the conspiracy theory (started by the gun-control group Everytown […]

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Rape Survivor Speaks Out in Favor of Campus Carry

February 9, 2016

Frustrated with the lack response from Senator Diaz de la Portilla, Florida State University rape survivor and Students for Concealed Carry member pens op-ed asking for 15 minutes to plead her case. In her letter published on TheHill.com, Shayna Lopez-Rivas describes the horror she experienced at the hands of her attacker. She asserts that, despite […]

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Testimony of SCC Southwest Director Antonia Okafor, Before the Texas Senate Committee on State Affairs

January 26, 2016

Students for Concealed Carry respects that university presidents and system chancellors have a difficult task in implementing the state’s new campus carry law, and we commend institutions such as the University of Texas at Tyler and Texas State University for addressing legitimate concerns while respecting the clear intent of the law. Unfortunately, a handful of […]

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