GOP Leader Says NRA-Backed Bill Shelved IndefinitelySpeaker Paul Ryan said there's no plan for the House to act soon on an NRA-backed bill to ease regulations on gun silencers. A House panel had backed the bill last month.
North Texas Legislator: License Shouldn’t Be Required To Carry A GunThe state legislature convenes next week and there may be another battle brewing over gun rights. This time – over whether gun owners should be required to get any license at all to carry.
An Accidental Shooting Kills A Child Every Other DayTexas mom Crystal Mees noticed a lump on her son's head and panicked when she saw the pistol she kept under her bed lying next to him. He had shot himself above the right eye.
Restaurant Owners Divided, Up In Arms About Open-CarrySince the new year ushered in a new open-carry law in Texas, restaurant owners have had a decision to make. Allow visible, holstered guns or not?
Texas Town Passes Resolution Encouraging Gun OwnershipThe 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.
Gov. Perry Cautions Against "Knee Jerk" Reaction On Gun LawsTexas 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.