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Concealed Handguns Coming To College Campuses

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.

05/31/2015

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Bill Allowing Open Carry Of Handguns Clears Legislature

Texas lawmakers have approved licensed open carry of handguns on the streets of the nation’s second-most populous state.

05/29/2015

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Major TX Campus Carry Concession May Allow ‘Gun-Free Zones’

A contentious bill allowing concealed handguns on college campuses in Texas will likely let schools carve out large gun-free zones, as state lawmakers negotiate final language before Monday’s deadline.

05/28/2015

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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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Texas House Approves Licensed Open Carry Of Handguns

Texas is closer to becoming the most populous state to allow licensed open carry of handguns after Republicans pushed through a key vote in the state House.

04/20/2015

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Texas Pushes Closer To Licensed Open Carry Of Handguns

Texas moved closer Friday to becoming the most populous state to allow licensed open carry of handguns after Republicans pushed through a key vote in the state House.

04/17/2015

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Texas Senate Approves Handgun Open Carry Bill, Sends To House

The Texas Senate has given its final approval to licensed open carry of handguns in the state, sending the measure to the House.

03/17/2015

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Texas Senate Begins Debate On Open Carry Of Handguns

The Texas Senate is set to vote on a bill that would allow the licensed open carry of handguns in the state.

03/16/2015

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Abbott: Armed School Employees OK Under Texas Law

Attorney General Greg Abbott says Texas school districts that authorize employees to carry handguns aren’t violating state law.

04/18/2014

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North Texas Company Trains For Gun Preparation, Not Panic

As the Washington Navy Yard shooting once again thrusts the ‘unthinkable’ to the forefront of the nation’s consciousness, many North Texans are choosing to prepare, rather than panic.

CBS 11–09/18/2013

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Bill Allowing Guns On Texas College Campuses Awaits Gov. Perry’s Signature

Guns are banned on most public and private college campuses in Texas right now. But one signature from the governor could change that.

CBS 11–05/10/2013

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Texas House Overwhelming For Guns-In-Parking-Lots Bill

Texas businesses could soon be forced to allow their employees to bring their guns to work. The bill would allow individuals that have the proper license to keep guns in their locked cars.

05/27/2011