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Social Security Proposal Could Change Firearms Qualifications

A proposed new rule on Social Security may mean some Americans could be disqualified from buying firearms.

CBS 11–07/20/2015

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Texas Open Carry Gets Final Senate Approval

The Senate passed House Bill 910; a major step toward allowing the licensed open carry of handguns. Currently, Texas is one of only six states with an outright ban on open carry.

05/23/2015

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UT Chancellor Writes GOP Leaders To Oppose ‘Campus Carry’

The new chancellor of the University of Texas System is telling Governor Greg Abbott and other top Republicans that concealed handguns at colleges will make campus less safe.

01/29/2015

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North Texas School District Set To Arm Staff Members

Armed staff members will soon be walking the halls of schools in one North Texas school district. The Argyle ISD school board has approved a plan to allow certain teachers and other staff member to carry concealed firearms.

CBSDFW.COM–01/22/2014

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Palmer ISD Moving Forward With Guns In School

The Palmer ISD school board votes unanimously to allow selected staff members to carry concealed handguns on campus.

09/17/2013

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Bill Allowing Guns On Texas College Campuses Awaits Gov. Perry’s Signature

Guns are banned on most public and private college campuses in Texas right now. But one signature from the governor could change that.

CBS 11–05/10/2013

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State Lawmakers Say Concealed Guns Bill Needed

Supporters of a bill to allow concealed handguns into Texas college classrooms say gunfire at a Houston-area community college shows the measure is needed to protect lives.

01/23/2013

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NRA Members Push Concealed Weapons For Arlington Teachers

Two National Rifle Association members say they want the Arlington school district to allow teachers and administrators to carry concealed weapons.

12/27/2012

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Conn. Congressman Blasts Perry’s Guns In Schools Comment

A Connecticut congressman lit into Governor Rick Perry over comments that Texas teachers should be allowed to carry guns in schools. Democrat Jim Himes’ district is close to Newtown, where 20 children and six adults were gunned down.

CBSDFW.COM–12/20/2012

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Gov. Perry Cautions Against “Knee Jerk” Reaction On Gun Laws

Texas Governor Rick Perry called the Sandy Hook school shooting an evil that came to visit, but he said he hopes the federal government will not have a knee jerk reaction to it.

12/17/2012

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Love Field Breaks Carryon Handgun Violation Record

A new record set at Dallas Love Field Airport has the facility’s Federal Security Director concerned. Director Amy Williams said in April alone agents have found six handguns in carryon bags, at TSA checkpoints.

04/27/2012

A customer looks over a .45-caliber pistol in suburban Chicago on July 12, 2010. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

State House Passes Parking Lot Guns Bill

No company will be able to prevent an employee from keeping a gun in their car at work, under a new bill that was passed by the state House on Wednesday.

05/05/2011

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