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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.

19 hours ago

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Texas Senate Approves Open Carry Of Handguns

The bill still needs a final House vote. That chamber has already passed a similar version.

05/22/2015

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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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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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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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No Vote On Texas Open Carry Bill Tuesday

The bill is headed back to committee to correct an error.

CBS 11–04/14/2015

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Technicality Halts Texas ‘Open Carry’ Bill, For Now

Democratic state lawmakers have used a technical objection to temporarily derail a high-profile push to overturn Texas’ post-Civil War ban on the open carry of handguns.

04/14/2015

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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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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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State Senate Gives 1st OK To Open Carry

The Texas Senate gave preliminary approval Monday to a measure that would make the Lone Star State the largest in the country to allow licensed open carry of handguns.

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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