The top two gun rights bills expected to shoot through the Republican-controlled Texas Legislature now need a final week push to become law.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Texas lawmakers are considering a bill that would keep a person’s gun ownership status from being listed in their medical records.
The Texas Senate has given final approval to a proposal allowing people with proper licenses to carry concealed handguns on college campuses.
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?