State Sen. Kirk Watson, left, D-Austin, on Wednesday debates language in a bill by state Sen. Brian Birdwell, R-Granbury, right. Birdwell’s bill requires public colleges and universities to allow concealed handguns on campus — a policy opposed by many higher education leaders.
State Sen. Kirk Watson, left, D-Austin, on Wednesday debates language in a bill by state Sen. Brian Birdwell, R-Granbury, right. Birdwell’s bill requires public colleges and universities to allow concealed handguns on campus — a policy opposed by many higher education leaders. Ricardo B. Brazziell AP
State Sen. Kirk Watson, left, D-Austin, on Wednesday debates language in a bill by state Sen. Brian Birdwell, R-Granbury, right. Birdwell’s bill requires public colleges and universities to allow concealed handguns on campus — a policy opposed by many higher education leaders. Ricardo B. Brazziell AP