COLIN GODDARD, Virginia Tech shooting survivor, and keynote speaker for The Coalition Against Gun Violence upcoming 16th Annual Luncheon on May 1, 2011, speaks out against four bills at the Texas Capitol that would allow concealed handgun license holders to carry on college campuses. Listen to the interview here: Video by Justin Dehn
Texas lawmakers have before them five proposals that would allow those with permits to carry concealed handguns on college campuses. Proponents of the measure say a well-armed campus populace will stand a better chance of stopping a potential school shooter.
Goddard recently went to Austin to meet with lawmakers and to campaign against the legislation to allow for concealed weapons to be carried on college campuses. Read more from the Texas Tribune article February 24, 2011, “COLIN GODDARD BEARS WITNESS TO CAMPUS MASSACRE.”