Judges Shut Down Professors’ Attack on the Second Amendment

Judges Shut Down Professors’ Attack on the Second Amendment

BY KARA PENDLETON

An effort to stop Texans from legally carrying handguns on university campuses has failed. What some would call a twisted interpretation of the Constitution by three University of Texas at Austin professors was soundly shut down Thursday by a panel of three federal judges.

The Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judges determined the professors’ claim that the campus carry law infringes upon their First, Second and 14th Amendment rights was invalid.

The claims made by the professors in their lawsuit filed two years ago may leave some people scratching their heads. The reason may be found in a review of the facts.

The full ruling of the judges may be viewed online. Here is the basic breakdown, one amendment at a time:

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