View the story "Lone Star shooting brings campus carry of handguns into focus" on Storify] Lone Star shooting brings campus carry of handguns into focus At a seemingly ironic time for supporters of a new bill introduced into the Texas Senate, the Lone Star College-North Harris shooting involving two students brings campus carry back into the spotlight.
Stephen Green· Wed, Jan 23 2013 07:51:23
At a seemingly ironic time for supporters of a new bill introduced into the Texas Senate, the Lone Star College-North Harris shooting involving two students brings campus carry back into the spotlight.
A 22-year-old student, Carlton Berry, opened fire after an altercation with a classmate on Tuesday according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office. In the process three people were injured including the shooter.
Shooter identified in Lone Star College campus shooting | khou.com ...20 hours ago ... The Harris County Sheriff&'s Office has identified 22-year-old Carlton Berry as the shooter in Tuesday&'s Lone S...
This incident comes on the heels of a new legislation introduced into the Texas Senate by Sen. Brian Birdwell. The legislation would allow for CHL holders to carry weapons on college campuses.
Texas Senator Brian Birdwell introduces act to allow handguns on campusTexas Senator Brian Birdwell introduced the Campus Personal Protection Act that explicitly allows a concealed handgun licensee to “carry ...
Reactions were mixed.
Is it me or does our whole country seem like the Wild West? #LoneStar #Texas #shootingRonnie
Being on national TV for this #Lonestar shooting is so fucking disgusting. I want to pull the little bastard's eyeballs out w- a screwdriverErica Gelormini
Then the Twittersphere blew up with gun control debate once again.
We should make it illegal to carry guns on campus and outlaw shooting people. Oh wait, we do. #lonestar http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/sep/13/gun-crimes-dont-happen-because-of-weak-laws/Kyle Scott
If every student at that college had an assault rifle, today's shooting would never have happened. I get you #NRA #Sarcasm #LoneStarParul
#lonestar is the 5th school shooting this year. Somebody prepare for these cowards. Don't take the guns, arm the innocent. Laws4criminal?lolJake M.
Sitting here praying that the kids in this lockdown/shooting are going to be ok. No, America the answer is not "more guns" #LonestarSelina
And even Beyonce got a major focus because of her coverage in the news during the shooting.
Really @CNN ? Nobody cares about beyonce... How about we focus on the #loneStar shooting or the #inaug2013Melanie Stewart