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by phd2b
Sun Jan 14, 2018 3:01 am
Forum: Instructors' Corner
Topic: Blind student
Replies: 28
Views: 2428

Re: Blind student

As an instructor, we have the right to refuse to teach someone, correct? Are there limitations on the "why" for that refusal? Perhaps. Can you legally refuse to teach someone solely on the basis of their gender, etc.? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Protected_group Though the following could directed...
by phd2b
Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Instructors' Corner
Topic: Blind student
Replies: 28
Views: 2428

Re: Blind student

Appreciate that someone is willing to play devil's advocate! :anamatedbanana Putting on my devil's advocate hat for a moment... :evil2: Start cringing, it already has happened. :shock: There is at least one "totally blind" (i.e., can only see light/dark out of one eye) individual who possesses conce...
by phd2b
Sat Jan 25, 2014 6:45 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: TX DPS CHL & social security numbers
Replies: 10
Views: 893

TX DPS CHL & social security numbers

I was under the impression that as of January 1, 2014, it would be possible for a TX CHL applicant to not provide their social security number as part of the application process. From TX DPS' website (https://txapps.texas.gov/txapp/txdps/chl/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;), I am una...
by phd2b
Tue Apr 16, 2013 5:40 pm
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: campus carry makes it to the floor
Replies: 38
Views: 2583

Re: campus carry makes it to the floor

Just heard back from Rep Fletcher's office: We had to get the bill moving. And we will work to amend on the floor. The sub as passed removes the felony penalty but imposes a class A misdemeanor, we are working on an amendment to decriminalize this portion. We are working on a few other amendments fo...
by phd2b
Sat Apr 13, 2013 2:20 pm
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: campus carry makes it to the floor
Replies: 38
Views: 2583

Re: campus carry makes it to the floor

Looks like HB 3218 is scheduled for a public hearing next Thursday, April 18...
by phd2b
Sat Apr 13, 2013 11:34 am
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: campus carry makes it to the floor
Replies: 38
Views: 2583

Re: campus carry makes it to the floor

Ok then, that definitely changes things... I don't see similar language in SB 182, so if that passes without substitute, I assume there will have to be some sort of conference to reconcile the differences between the House and Senate versions? Or do we try to move forward with HB 706 or HB 1078 inst...
by phd2b
Sat Apr 13, 2013 11:11 am
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: campus carry makes it to the floor
Replies: 38
Views: 2583

Re: campus carry makes it to the floor

If I understand this correctly, Rep Fletcher's HB 972 states: (e) A private or independent institution of higher education in this state, after consulting with students, staff, and faculty of the institution, may establish rules, regulations, or other provisions prohibiting license holders from carr...

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