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2 Gun Rights Bills Expected To Get Final Votes In Texas

The top two gun rights bills expected to shoot through the Republican-controlled Texas Legislature now need a final week push to become law.

14 hours ago

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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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Texas Lawmakers Debate ‘Open Carry’ Bill

This legislative session opened looking like it would be the most firearms-friendly in years; Republican Rep. Larry Phillips’ open carry bill will be considered Monday morning by the Senate State Affairs Committee.

05/17/2015

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Cowboys DE Greg Hardy’s Seized Guns To Be Sold

The 10 guns seized last year from Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy’s apartment following a domestic violence incident will be sold or auctioned off.

05/13/2015

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Texas House Relaxes Airport Laws For Gun Owners

Bring a gun to the airport, don’t get arrested? In Texas, a new measure would protect gun owners from being arrested if a licensee is caught in security with a handgun.

05/07/2015

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Controversial “Campus Carry” Bill May Soon Be Law

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.

05/06/2015

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Senate Passes Sales Tax-Free Weekend For Gun Purchases

The Texas Senate has approved a plan that would allow shoppers to buy guns, ammunition and hunting supplies without having to pay sales taxes during the last weekend in August.

04/30/2015

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Open Carry & Fracking Bills Back After Delay

Two of the Texas Legislature’s most-watched bills are scheduled for debate and likely passage once again, three days after a technicality temporarily derailed them.

04/17/2015

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Texas House Likely To Pass ‘Open Carry’ Bill

A bill overturning the state’s ban on the open carry of handguns is poised to clear the Legislature, making Texas the largest state to legalize wearing weapons in plain sight.

04/14/2015

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Bill Would Bar Gun Status In Medical Records

Texas lawmakers are considering a bill that would keep a person’s gun ownership status from being listed in their medical records.

04/02/2015

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Texas Moves Closer To Allowing Guns On College Campuses

The Texas Senate has given final approval to a proposal allowing people with proper licenses to carry concealed handguns on college campuses.

03/19/2015

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Students & Professors Sound Off On “Campus Carry” Gun Bill

The Texas Senate is on its way to approving a bill allowing guns on college campuses. The vote came despite opposition from a number of universities. But how do students feel?

CBSDFW.COM–03/18/2015

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