“But the students cannot wear their holsters in classrooms or hallways. They are protesting for the right of licensed gun owners to carry concealed handguns on college campuses.”
“I am pretty excited and happy for all of the students at TCC, whatever their cause is, to speak freely and get their message out,” said Smith, 20, of Euless.
A final hearing on the lawsuit was scheduled for November 16.
“This decision means that at least for next week, students on TCC’s campus will be able to freely exercise their First Amendment rights,” said Lisa Graybill, legal director of the ACLU of Texas, which filed the lawsuit.