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Trump fans are voting like it’s 1966

A fast-growing economy is worth missing, but in most ways the good old days weren’t that great. Here’s a new way of identifying Donald Trump‘s supporters. Ask them to compare life “for people like you” in 2016 and 50 years ago. The Pew Research Center did just that recently and the results were dramatic: 81% of Trumpsters

Texas professors ask U.S. court to ban guns in their classrooms

Three University of Texas professors asked a U.S. judge on Thursday to give them the option of barring students from bringing guns into their classroom after the state gave some students that right under a law then went into effect this week. The professors said academic freedom could be chilled under the so-called campus carry

Texas allows guns in college classrooms under new law

A new law went into effect in Texas on Monday that allows certain students to bring guns into classrooms, with supporters saying it could prevent mass shootings and critics saying the measure will endanger safety on campuses. The so-called state “campus carry” law allows people 21 and older with a concealed handgun license to carry