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Old July 7, 2017, 04:50 PM   #1
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Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging Texas's Campus Carry Law

Good news coming out of a Federal Court today! Judge Lee Yeakel dismissed a complaint by three professors at the University of Texas at Austin seeking to overturn Senate Bill 11, the campus carry law passed by the Texas Legislature in 2015, as unconstitutional.

The ruling can be found here.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's response can be found here.
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Old July 7, 2017, 07:32 PM   #2
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In six double-spaced pages, the judge lays out why the plaintiffs failed to state a real or actual harm and therefore did not meet the first prong in proving standing.

Those of you that do not understand this judicial concept are encouraged to read this judgment. The judge uses very clear and everyday language in dismissing the claim.
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Old July 7, 2017, 08:29 PM   #3
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Translation: "Being a bed-wetting blissninny does not give rise to standing to overturn laws you don't like."
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Old July 14, 2017, 12:55 PM   #4
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Well that is the exact kind of thinking we have come to expect from simpleton liberals that actually believe that because a bad things "might" happen, we should change the law.. or create completely useless 2A infringing laws..

I would have asked them: So you believe you and your students should get slaughtered like a herd of defenseless sheep vice having a CCW holder stand up when SHTF, draw their weapon and put two to the chest and end the situation..

Is that what you really believe?
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Old July 14, 2017, 01:18 PM   #5
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I have to shake my head about this quote:

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One professor avers in an affidavit that the "possibility of the presence of concealed weapons in a classroom impedes my and other professors' ability to create a daring, intellectually active, mutually supportive, and engaged community of thinkers."
Sad to say, university campuses have instead become havens of one minded groupthink, completely intolerant of the slightest deviation.
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Old July 14, 2017, 02:54 PM   #6
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Well, that ends this one. We discuss the legal issue - complaining about liberals, blah, blah - not our thing.

So closed. No infractions but a warning that similar posts will bring one.
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