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Saturday, September 24 • 4:25pm - 5:25pm
Campus Carry is the Law. Now What?

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Moderators
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David Brown (mod.)

Host and Managing Editor of the Texas Standard
Brown is the host and managing editor of the Texas Standard, a statewide public radio program produced at the studios of KUT News in Austin in association with The Texas Tribune, NPR and media partners across Texas. Brown is a former host of the business program Marketplace and a longtime public radio correspondent who has been based in Washington, London and Los Angeles.

Speakers
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Jose L. Bañales

Chief of the Texas State University Police Department
Bañales has served as chief of the Texas State University Police Department since May 2016. Previously, he held several positions at the the San Antonio Police Department, most recently serving as assistant chief of police. During his time with SAPD, Bañales was awarded the Aguila Statue Award, the highest national recognition from the Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association.
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Diego Bernal

State Representative
Bernal, D-San Antonio, has represented House District 123 since 2015. He is a member of the House Urban Affairs and International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs committees. Bernal previously served as an attorney for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund in San Antonio and as a San Antonio City Council member.
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Mia Carter

Associate Professor in the Department of English at the University of Texas at Austin
Carter is a university distinguished teaching associate professor and a 2010 recipient of the UT System Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award. She most recently sued UT-Austin and the state over the recently enacted campus carry law.
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Steven Goode

Professor and Chairman of Campus Carry Working Group at the University of Texas at Austin
Goode joined the University of Texas at Austin faculty in 1977 and currently holds the W. James Kronzer Chair in Trial and Appellate Advocacy at the UT School of Law. He also serves as chairman of the UT Campus Carry Policy Working Group, which aims to set rules and regulations for handguns on campus.
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Antonia Okafor

Southwest Regional Director of Students for Concealed Carry
Okafor worked with Students for Concealed Carry to help pass legislation allowing Texans with concealed handgun licenses to carry guns inside public university buildings. She has interned for U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-New Hampshire, and Texas state Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound. Most recently, she worked on U.S. Sen. Rand Paul’s 2016 presidential campaign.