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Police opposition stalls Texas open carry handgun bill

AUSTIN (AP) — Fierce opposition from police across the state on Wednesday derailed an effort that would allow people to openly carry handguns on the streets of Texas in a move that could prevent the measure from passing this legislative session. 532 more words


Texas Police Groups Oppose Part Of Open Carry Bill

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AUSTIN(AP) — Law enforcement groups from across Texas are demanding Gov. Greg Abbott veto a handgun open carry bill if they can’t strip out a restriction on police powers to question people carrying weapons. 112 more words


Texas is about to add to its reputation

Ask a non-Texan to characterize the Lone Star State and the folks who live here in a sentence or two and you’re likely to hear the word “guns” mentioned. 395 more words

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2 Gun Rights Bills Expected To Get Final Votes In Texas

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AUSTIN (AP) — The top two gun rights bills expected to shoot through the Republican-controlled Texas Legislature, one allowing concealed handguns in college classrooms and the other permitting them to be carried in plain sight most everywhere else, have been slow going so far — and now need a final week push to become law. 95 more words




But it is a question that bears asking.

In the past couple of years, there has been an increasingly vocal movement toward “Open Carry” of fire arms in public places. 156 more words


Studly and the Second Amendment

Trust me on this, I’m not going to get political in this post, it’s simply a summary of a conversation Studly Doright and I had this afternoon in regard to the Second Amendmendent to the United States Constitution. 451 more words