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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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Armed Citizens and the 1966 University of Texas Sniper Attack

October 30, 2015

The August 1, 1966, sniper attack at the University of Texas at Austin bears little resemblance to more-recent campus shooting sprees (e.g., Virginia Tech and Umpqua Community College). Rather than walking from classroom to classroom, executing victims, the shooter used a scoped rifle to pick off victims from an elevated position. Police officers on the […]

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The New York Times Doesn’t Know the Difference Between a Scientific Study and Propaganda

October 30, 2015

The New York Times, which would never cite a study from the National Rifle Association, much less any of the nation’s much-more-radical gun-rights organizations, recently based an entire editorial (titled “The Concealed-Carry Fantasy”) on a deeply flawed and completely unscientific study from the Violence Policy Center, arguably the most radical gun-control organization in America. The […]

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What The University Star Got Wrong

October 28, 2015

The Texas State University student newspaper The University Star is catching up to UT-Austin’s Daily Texan in the competition to be the Lone Star State’s least-competent student news publication. To see the article click here; then come back and read this litany of corrections: The first campus carry bills were filed in the 81st (2009) […]

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Students for Concealed Carry Applauds Student Led Crime Awareness Initiative

October 27, 2015

contact: Michael Newbern email: Frustrated with the lack of campus area crime information Ohio State disseminates to students, faculty, and staff, one computer science student fills the gap with a custom software solution. “I was having a conversation about how it sucks that safety notices are sent out when crimes happen involving OSU students, so […]

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UT-Austin Newspaper Sweeps Pro-Campus Carry Editorials and Facts Under the Rug

October 20, 2015

CONTACT:Michael Newbern, Assistant Director of Public Relations, Students for Concealed Carry (SCC) EMAIL: It’s no surprise that many students at the University of Texas at Austin would rather dangle dildos from their backpacks than allow licensed concealed carry on their campus—the school’s student newspaper is actively working to keep students from seeing the pro […]

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In Wake of Oregon Tragedy, Gun Control Activists Miss the Point

October 14, 2015

  When students, faculty and staff gathered Oct. 1 on the University of Texas at Austin’s West Mall rally area to protest the implementation of the state’s new “campus carry” law, they had no way of knowing that news coverage of their rally would be overshadowed by a campus shooting taking place at that very […]

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