Weapons

A woman shoots a pistol. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Campus Carry Legislation Headed To Governor Abbott’s Desk

The controversial bill that would allow concealed handguns in college classrooms, known as Campus Carry, has passed in the Texas Legislature and is now headed to Governor Greg Abbott’s desk.

CBSDFW.COM–06/01/2015

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Cowboys DE Greg Hardy’s Seized Guns To Be Sold

The 10 guns seized last year from Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy’s apartment following a domestic violence incident will be sold or auctioned off.

05/13/2015

An woman holds a SIG Sauer SP 2022 9mm pistol. (credit: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images)

Students & Professors Sound Off On “Campus Carry” Gun Bill

The Texas Senate is on its way to approving a bill allowing guns on college campuses. The vote came despite opposition from a number of universities. But how do students feel?

CBSDFW.COM–03/18/2015

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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

Edward Campbell, 54, and Eric Campbell, 21 (credit: West Virginia State Police)

TX Father And Son Suspected In Multistate Crime Spree

Two suspects in a multistate crime spree that left a North Carolina couple dead and their home torched are from Texas.

01/02/2015

Texas State Capitol

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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Police Say Downtown Austin Shooter Harbored Extremist Views

A Texas man who shot up downtown Austin buildings and tried to the burn the Mexican Consulate before he was gunned down by police harbored extremist right-wing views and appeared to be planning a broader […]

12/01/2014

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Texas Proposes Alcohol Sales At Some Gun Shows

A Texas agency wants to allow alcohol sales at gun shows that meet certain requirements, including not allowing live ammunition.

08/08/2014

An open carry demonstration (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Court Hands Open Carry Group Victory Over City Of Arlington

The open carry movement won a major victory Monday in federal court. A judge ruled the City of Arlington can’t enforce a law used to keep demonstrators off the streets — at least for now.

CBSDFW.COM–07/14/2014

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Photos Clicked In Texas Draw Target Into Gun Rights Fight

Swift reaction after some customers recently shopped at a Texas grocery store while carrying guns. Target is the latest business in the cross-hairs of a gun rights fight after a group brought firearms into a North Texas store.

CBSDFW.COM–06/04/2014

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More Corporations Taking Action As Open Carry Debate Rages

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.

CBS 11–05/28/2014

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City Of Arlington To Discuss Open Carry Ban At Meetings

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.

04/22/2014

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