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>> A US district judge on Monday denying a motion from three University of Texas professors who wanted to ban guns in the classroom after the state gave some students the right to carry weapons on campus under a law that went into effect this month. The so-called campus carry law allows those 21 and older to bring concealed handguns into classrooms and other university facilities if they have the proper license.
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The UT professors argued that this could have a chilling effect on academic freedom and that a combination of youth, firearms and college life could make for a deadly situation. But the judge siding with the Texas Legislature. Saying it did not overstep its bounds in allowing concealed weapons in an academic setting.
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The decision comes as classes are set to begin Wednesday at UT.