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State Attorney General Ken Paxton praises court decision to dismiss campus carry law complaints by University of Texas professors

Published on July 7, 2017 under CommunityImpact

A court ruled in Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s favor Thursday regarding a lawsuit that claimed campus carry was unconstitutional. The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas granted Paxton’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit, saying the complaints, filed by three University of Texas professors who claimed the 2015 legislation would have a “chilling effect” and stifle classroom discussion, were baseless and without legal standing. “Plaintiffs do not specify a subject matter or point of view they feel they must eschew as a result of the campus carry law and campus carry policy, or point to a specific harm […]

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Source: Community Impact- Round Rock

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