The contentious push to allow Texas college students to carry firearms on campus has won final passage in the House.
The saying ‘lock and load’ is now probably being uttered more frequently in the East Texas town of Gun Barrel City. The town has passed a resolution that encourages residents to own a firearm.
The Texas House has scheduled a vote this week on a bill allowing concealed handgun license holders to carry their guns into college classrooms.
The Texas Senate is sending a message to gun makers across the country: C’mon down, the Lone Star State wants you. The Senate gave preliminary approval Tuesday to a bill encouraging Governor Rick Perry’s office to recruit gun manufacturers to Texas.
The Board of Education for the Irving School district is considering a major shift of its campus ban of firearms.
States with the most gun control laws have the fewest gun-related deaths, according to a study that suggests sheer quantity of measures might make a difference.
As the gun debate continues nationally, a couple of local groups with different aims will stage events Saturday.
Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has called for state-funded specialized firearms training for teachers and administrators to guard against school shootings.
A North Texas gun range has canceled its second “Photos With Santa and His AR15′s” event, even though it did not cancel the first one held a day after the Connecticut shootings.
The number of violent and property crimes reported to police fell significantly in Texas and the nation last year, according to annual figures released by the FBI on Monday.