After Campus Stabbings, Texas House Eases Knife RestrictionsA week after one University of Texas student was killed and three others injured in a knife attack on campus, the state House has voted to allow carrying large knives in many areas of the state.
Guns At Zoos? Texas Says No While Struggling To Tame RulesMore than a year after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott made firearms, including openly holstered weapons, legal in more places in the state, disputes remain over where guns are allowed — much to the frustration of advocates on both sides of the debate.
Bill Would Expand, Limit Open Carry In TexasThe owner of Targetmaster Indoor Shooting Center in Garland is against a new bill that would make licensing to carry a handgun, required education classes and fees -- optional.
Bill Proposed Allowing Dallas To Opt Out Of Open CarryA North Texas lawmaker is proposing a bill that would allow Dallas to opt-out of open carry.
Texas Attorney General Sues Austin Over City Hall Gun BanThe Texas attorney general has filed suit against Austin, accusing the state capital of violating "open carry" rules by banning guns inside city hall.
Friend Or Foe? Open-Carry Law Poses Challenge To PoliceGun-rights activists, some of them openly toting rifles and handguns, marched alongside the hundreds of people who flocked to downtown Dallas last week to protest police shootings of blacks.
Texas Private Colleges Are Saying No To Guns On CampusMore than 20 private schools have said they won't lift their gun bans when the law takes effect this August, including the state's largest private universities that have religious affiliations and often align with the type of conservative values espoused by the politicians behind the law.
Farmers Branch Police To Host Public Meeting On Open CarryAn open, informational meeting on the subject is set for Tuesday, January 12 at 6:30 p.m. at The Branch Church, 3035 Valley View Lane.
Restaurant Owners Divided, Up In Arms About Open-CarrySince the new year ushered in a new open-carry law in Texas, restaurant owners have had a decision to make. Allow visible, holstered guns or not?
Open Carry Advocates Still DemonstratingOpen Carry Tarrant County returned to the corner where their movement to legalize uncovered, holstered pistol gained notoriety. Their presence still drew emotional reactions.
'Open Carry' Goes Into Effect Across TexasThe new year means new gun laws across Texas. Open Carry is now in effect, meaning that all licensed gun owners throughout the state can begin carrying their weapons in plain sight.
Open Carry Starts New Year's DayTexas' open carry law goes into effect on January 1st. It will allow license holders to carry their weapons in a belt or shoulder holster, in plain view.