by EVAN SMITH
In an Texas Tribune event this week, Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams says he supports school districts’ right to authorize licensed concealed handguns on primary and secondary campuses. He said, “When we send folks to schools, rather than allowing them to be armed, we ask them to rely for safety upon hope.”
EVAN SMITH is editor-in-chief and chief executive officer of The Texas Tribune where this story was originally published. It is reprinted here through a news partnership between the Tribune and the San Marcos Mercury.