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House committee approves 'open carry', sends bill to floor

AUSTIN (KXAN) — There are only two more steps for the idea of ‘open carry’ to become law. The House Committee on Homeland Security and Public Safety voted 7-2 on Thursday to send the bill to the House floor. 98 more words


Toothless Wonder

Stickland’s HB 195 was the Bill referred to as the “Constitutional Carry” Bill has been stuck in committee since February, but was filed last November. Estes’s SB 17 filed in February has been on the Fast Track. 71 more words

Constitutional Carry

Educators Reject Proposed Bill That Would Ban Open-Carry, Allow Concealed Guns In Michigan Schools

LANSING (WWJ) – The education community is not enamored with a proposed “compromise” on guns in Michigan schools.

While State Sen. Mike Green, R-Mayville, is drafting a bill that would ban open-carry in school buildings and other gun-free zones. 309 more words


My gun is bigger then your gun

http://mediamatters.org/video/2015/03/23/msnbcs-rachel-maddow-gun-groups-are-freaking-ou/202995This video by Rachel Maddow was so powerful I wanted it available here.  I own guns, though having been a in the Marine corps, I prefer to call them weapons. 17 more words

Dear Texas: Open Carry

Recently I have been worried and dismayed by the open carry laws on college campuses being proposed in Texas. Because with the current racial tensions in the state why would we need to allow college students to openly carry guns on campus. 140 more words

Life Matters

"I am because you are"

“I am because you are.”

I’ve heard this quote of African philosophy too often for it to stir me as deeply as when I first heard this idea expressed. 1,457 more words


Texas Senate Bills 11&17: the moment we've all been waiting for (DOUBLE POST!)

Open carry just passed the Texas Senate and is on its way to the House. I support it 100% – it’s a great start to restoring the second amendment and the full rights it entails. 620 more words