Gun-Free Zone: Shooting at Lone Star College in Houston

Gun-Free Zone: Shooting at Lone Star College in Houston
Gun-Free Zone: Shooting at Lone Star College in Houston
AmmoLand Gun News
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Washington DC - -(Ammoland.com)- Another gun-free zone, another shooting, this time at the Lone Star College North Harris campus in Houston, TX.

Reports indicate three people were injured by stray gunfire in a shooting resulting from a disagreement between two individuals on campus. One of the victims has been taken to the hospital in serious condition.

Guns are prohibited on campus, but prohibitions only stop law-abiding citizens.

Here is the college policy on guns:

It is the policy of this [college] System to prohibit the carrying of firearms, knives, or clubs onto any of the System’s facilities. The possession of firearms, illegal knives, and prohibited knives on System facilities including parking areas and publicly accessed facilities is a violation of criminal law and Board policies.

How many more elementary schools, colleges, and other “gun-free zones” have to witness tragedy for us to realize that guns aren’t the problem? “Gun-free zones” use the force of law to turn law-abiding teachers, students, and professors into sitting ducks.

If someone has a concealed carry permit, there is no logical reason to deny them their God-given right to self-defense, regardless if they are on a college, university, or even elementary school campus.

Photo credit: Lone Star College System

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AWR Hawkins writes for all the BIG sites, for Pajamas Media, for RedCounty.com, for Townhall.com and now AmmoLand Shooting Sports News.

His southern drawl is frequently heard discussing his take on current events on radio shows like America’s Morning News, the G. Gordon Liddy Show, the Ken Pittman Show, and the NRA’s Cam & Company, among others. He was a Visiting Fellow at the Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal (summer 2010), and he holds a PhD in military history from Texas Tech University.

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