Posted February 14, 2017 11:00 am by Comments

By Beth Baumann


PBS has produced a new short documentary called “Guns on Campus,” a look at campus carry at the University of Texas at Austin (UTA). The film is set to air in conjunction with another PBS short film called “Tower,” about the 1966 sniper attack at the University of Texas at Austin.

While the documentary is made out to be a fair and balanced reporting of the facts, Students for Concealed Carry (SCC) are claiming otherwise. According to the activist organization, PBS had very little interest in hearing the pro-campus carry stance.

“How does someone produce a documentary on Texas’ campus carry law and not involve the group responsible for virtually every pro-campus carry op-ed published in Texas during the past decade?” asked Michael Newbern, Students for Concealed Carry’s Assistant Director of Public Relations. “How do they not include the one group that ran a TV commercial supporting passage of the campus carry bill? It’s as if the film’s producers had no interest in the individuals and arguments that got the law passed in the first place.”

Brian Bensimon, SCC’s southwest regional director, received a voicemail from the documentary’s producer, Joanne Elgart Jennings, stating she was interested in “open carry on the …Read the Rest

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