Two controversial gun bills were signed Saturday by Gov. Greg Abbott. The governor signed the campus campus carry and open carry bills today at the Red’s Indoor Range in Pflugerville. Prior to the signing, 44 states in the union had some form of an open carry law on the books.
The House voted 98-47 to approve a measure that will allow concealed handgun license holders to carry their gun on public college campuses. It now goes to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk.
Gov. Greg Abbott has indicated that he will sign the so-called “Campus Carry” bill, which could be expedited to the senate vis-a-vis an amendment to H.B. 910.
Gun rights are again a focus at the Texas Capitol after drawing attention over rallies outside and confrontations inside.
In front of the state capitol, gun rights advocates with the group Come and Take it Texas, used a machine to make the lower part of a gun and a point.
Texas is one of the few states with ban on the open carry of handguns that could change in 2015, with push for expanded gun rights.
A Virginia politician has offered $100,000 to anyone with nude photos or videos of Kendall Jones, the 19-year-old Texas Tech cheerleader who posted photos of her exotic kills in Africa.
Calling them “weird,” “foolish,” and “attention hungry,” the National Rifle Association is blasting the pro-gun group Open Carry Texas for demonstrations that resulted in guns being banned from several restaurant chains.
The controversial Open Carry Tarrant County gun rights group is being investigated by police after a raffle held during a rally in North Richland Hills this past weekend.
After staging a controversial protest at a Jack in the Box in Fort Worth, a North Texas gun rights group has been kicked out of the state wide organization it belongs to.