Is the answer to mass shootings on college campuses to arm students and staff? Eight states are considering legislation that would allow people to carry a concealed handgun into the lecture hall, the library, or the dorm, NPR reports. Ground zero for the debate is Texas, where a proposed law would remove "premises of higher education" as gun-free zones. "Right now, so-called gun-free zones, I think, ought to be renamed Victims Zones," says State Sen. Jeff Wentworth (R-San Antonio), who is sponsoring a bill that would allow handguns on campuses. "I just don't want to see a repeat in Texas...

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