During The COVID-19 Pandemic Some Question, 'Are Gun Shops Really Essential Businesses?'In recent weeks, firearm sales have skyrocketed. Background checks — the key barometer of gun sales — already were at record numbers in January and February.
House Approves New Concealed Hand Gun BillThe House has approved a Republican bill making it easier for gun owners to legally carry concealed weapons across state lines.
Texas Senate Approves Allowing Guns In Parked Cars At SchoolsA similar, bipartisan measure has cleared a committee in the state House but not yet reached a floor vote in that chamber.
Texas AG Warns Professors Can Be Disciplined If They Ban GunsTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton says university professors could face disciplinary action if they don't allow handguns to be brought into their classroom.
Lawsuit Aims To Stop Texas Campus Carry Before Classes StartTexas' new law allowing concealed handguns in college classrooms and buildings has barely started and already faces a federal legal challenge seeking to block it before students return for the fall semester.
Texas' Campus Carry Law Now In Effect At Public UniversitiesIf you have a Texas concealed handgun license you are now allowed to carry your weapon onto the campuses of public universities across the state. The new Campus Carry Law, passed in 2015, went into effect today.
Appeals Court Says No Right To Carry Concealed Weapons Under 2nd AmendmentSays officials can require applicants for a concealed weapons permit to show they are in immediate danger or have another good reason for a permit beyond self-defense.
University Of Texas Won't Change Gun Policy After SlayingUniversity of Texas President Greg Fenves says the school won't change its pending rules for allowing concealed handguns on campus after a first-year student was killed last week.
Americans Are Packing Classes On How To Survive A ShootingStudy your surroundings. Find exits. Identify makeshift weapons. Americans are gleaning those tips and others as they pack classes on how to react to and survive a shooting.
Texas Grocery Giant H-E-B Posts Signs Banning Open Carry Texas supermarket chain H-E-B will not allow customers to openly carry guns in its stores even when the new state law legalizing open carry goes into effect in January.
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.
Texas Moves Closer To Allowing Guns On College CampusesThe Texas Senate has given final approval to a proposal allowing people with proper licenses to carry concealed handguns on college campuses.
Texas Senate Approves Concealed Campus Carry Gun BillThe Texas Senate has given preliminary approval to allowing concealed handguns in college classrooms, a day after passing a measure allowing open carry of guns most everywhere else in America's second most-populous state.
Advocates Believe New Momentum For Open Carry LawMore than 70 people hit the streets Sunday afternoon in Dallas to support a reform to Texas' open carry law.