Guns

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Patrick Says ‘Open Carry’ Not Top Priority

After pledging in his campaign to fight for open carry of handguns in Texas, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick now said that it is not a State Senate priority and he does not have the votes to pass it.

14 hours ago

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GOP Lawmakers: Guns On Campus Bill Has Votes To Pass Senate

Two Republican senators say a proposal that would allow college students to carry guns on campus already has enough support to pass the upper chamber.

01/26/2015

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Bananas Not Guns At Texas Capitol Rally

Gun rights activists staged another rally at the state Capitol and promised to keep things peaceful in their push to support the open carry of handguns without a license in Texas.

01/26/2015

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Texas Lawmakers Want More Protection Following Run-In With Gun Rights Activists

Open Carry Gun activists wandering the hallways of the Capitol building in Austin have some state lawmakers calling for heightened security.

01/14/2015

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Gun Owners Participate In Simulation Of Paris Massacre

A group called The Truth About Guns organized a simulation of last week’s terrorist attack in Paris.

01/13/2015

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Gun Advocates Mill Part Of Handgun On State Capitol Steps

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.

CBS 11–01/13/2015

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Taxes, Immigration Top Texas Lawmakers’ Agenda

The start of Texas’ 140-day legislative session Tuesday may answer some key questions on several important topics, but it is sure to raise many others.

01/12/2015

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District Judge Tosses Open Carry Lawsuit Against City Of Arlington

U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor has tossed the lawsuit by Open Carry Tarrant County against the city of Arlington.

01/08/2015

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Wendy Davis Regrets Campaign Stance On Open Carry

Wendy Davis has said she regrets expressing support for the open carry of handguns in her failed gubernatorial bid.

12/29/2014

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Eric Williams Sentenced To Death; Shows No Emotion

Eric Williams, once the school kid considered most likely to succeed in life, will now die by lethal injection for being a cold-blooded killer.

12/17/2014

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Bill Would Protect Play Guns, Even ‘Pop Tart Guns’

A South Texas lawmaker proposes protecting from school punishment students through fifth grade who use their hands, toys, even food items to mimic guns.

12/02/2014

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Gun Activists Continue Battle With Arlington

Gun rights activists are prepared to battle with the City of Arlington again on Wednesday after a federal judge sided with the group earlier this year.

10/29/2014

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