“With students potentially carrying weapons after Aug. 1, University of Houston faculty members may want to avoid sensitive subjects or drop certain topics from their curriculum altogether, a forum of professors suggested recently,” Houston’s chron.com reports. “A slide shown at a recent discussion of a new state law, which will allow licensed individuals to carry concealed handguns on campus, says faculty may want to ‘not go there’ to avoid creating a tense situation. This echoes concerns voiced by professors across the state that allowing guns into the classroom will limit academic freedoms and inhibit discussion of sometimes touchy subjects.” Because there couldn’t be any guns in their classroom now? But not as many! Sigh. Any suggestions for which topics the hoplophobic profs should drop?
[h/t Jon Wayne Taylor]