The NRA has rolled back an earlier statement criticizing ‘open carry’ rallies in Texas in which gun rights advocates have brought assault rifles into public places.
Several gun groups in Texas are threatening to pull out of the NRA after the association called them “weird” and “foolish” for bringing assault rifles into restaurants and businesses.
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.
Another weekend, another rally for members of Open Carry Tarrant County, but this time they drew a crowd on both sides of the issue.
Orchestrated, videotaped, and primed to be provocative — open carry demonstrations in restaurants have become increasingly common. Critics say customers’ growing discomfort with the armed patrons have forced corporations to take action.
Both sides are firing new shots in the highly charged North Texas debate about carrying guns in public.
Open carry gun groups are changing tactics after metaphorically shooting themselves in the foot. A letter is asking members not to take long guns into corporate businesses anymore — unless they are invited.
A Texas gun rights group is considering some changes after causing a national uproar at Chipotle when they walked in armed with assault rifles.
Chipotle is asking customers not to bring firearms into its stores after it says gun rights advocates brought military-style assault rifles into one of its restaurants in Texas.
Two outspoken groups aiming to extend gun rights took to the streets Saturday.
A gun issue on tonight’s Arlington City Council agenda is expected to draw OpenCarry advocates. Council member Charle Parker says they’re considering a ban on any weapons at their public meetings.
Attorney General Greg Abbott says Texas school districts that authorize employees to carry handguns aren’t violating state law.