(KERRY PICKET, DailyCaller.com) Three University of Texas at Austin professors are suing to stop the implementation of the state’s new campus-carry law, and they’re deploying a novel legal argument: Letting students carry guns violates the professors’ Second Amendment rights.
Jennifer Lynn Glass, Mia Carter, and Lisa Moore want an injunction placed on Texas’s new concealed carry law, which is scheduled to take effect Aug. 1. The law applies to all public college campuses, and requires them to allow anybody with a concealed carry license to bring their gun to class, dining halls, and other public areas. The law has provoked tremendous opposition from university faculty, who argue that allowing guns on campus is inappropriate or will imperil their safety.
With protests having failed to stop the law’s implementation, the three professors filed a lawsuit Wednesday.