Students in Texas are now allowed to bring concealed guns on campus

Students in Texas are now allowed to bring concealed guns on campus

New laws allowing students to carry concealed guns on campuses have been passed in the US state of Texas.

It allows people over 21 to carry pistols in classrooms and buildings in public colleges.

Supporters of the law say it could prevent mass shootings, while critics say the measure will endanger lives on campus.

The law took effect on the 50th anniversary of a deadly shooting at the University of Texas that left 16 people dead.

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