Shucks. He’ll be missed
A dean at the University of Texas is stepping down over a new state law which will allow concealed handguns to be carried on university campuses.
Frederick Steiner said the policy was not “appropriate” for higher education and “did not make logical sense”.
Texas passed the legislation last year and it goes into effect in August.
But for Frederick Steiner, dean of the Texas School of Architecture, guns should not be allowed on university grounds.
“I grew up believing there was an appropriate place for guns and it was not in a place of higher education and higher learning,” he told Fox News.
“I thought I would be responsible for enforcing a law I don’t believe in,” said Mr Steiner, who has been at the school since 2001. He says he plans to return to the University of Pennsylvania, but not until the law is passed in August.