Background Checks Blocked A Record High 300,000 Gun SalesThe number of people stopped from buying guns through the U.S. background check system hit an all-time high of more than 300,000 last year amid a surge of firearm sales.
Texas Governor Signs Bill Into Law Allowing Residents To Carry Handguns Without A LicenseTexas Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 1927 into law. The bill eliminates the requirement for residents to get a license, undergo background checks or have training and allows anyone over 21 years old to carry a handgun.
At Least 1,900 U.S. Military Guns Were Lost Or Stolen During The Last DecadeGovernment records covering the Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force show pistols, machine guns, shotguns and automatic assault rifles have vanished during the last decade.
Semi-Automatic Weapons Hidden Inside Futon Couches Seized At Southern BorderEight weapons, eight magazines and two scopes were discovered hidden within futon couches.
So Texas. Governor Greg Abbott Names 1847 Colt Walker 'Official Handgun' Of Lone Star State Governor Greg Abbott has signed a Resolution naming the 1847 Colt Walker pistol the official handgun of Texas.
NRA Head Says Organization Is 'Strong And Secure' After Losing Bankruptcy Petition In TexasThe head of the NRA sent an email to approximately 5 million members on May 19 trying to assure them that the organization remains "strong and secure" despite their recently dismissed petition for bankruptcy in North Texas.
Texas Lawmakers Push Forward With 'Permitless Carry' Bill That Drops Handgun License RequirementTexas already has some of the loosest gun laws in the U.S., and now state lawmakers are considering making it legal to carry a handgun in public without a permit, background check or training.
Texas House Passes Constitutional Carry BillAfter nearly seven hours of debate, the Texas House has passed a Constitutional Carry bill by a vote of 84-56.
Texas Gov. Abbott Challenges President Biden's Executive Actions On GunsIn response to President Joe Biden's executive actions, Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted that the president is "threatening our 2nd Amendment rights” and that "we will not allow this in Texas."
Convicted Felon Keldric Walker Thomas Sentenced To 25 Years In Federal Prison For Gun CrimeLaw enforcement recovered a .45 caliber magazine containing rounds of ammunition, a green tipped rifle round, cocaine and methamphetamine on Keldric Walker Thomas.
DFW Near Top Of List For Airports Where TSA Confiscated Most Firearms At Security CheckpointsDespite fewer airline passengers in 2020, officials with the Transportation Security Administration say they detected twice as many firearms at airport security checkpoints in Texas and nationwide compared to 2019.
Tarrant County Narcotics Taskforce Takes Large Quantities Of Fentanyl, Illegal Guns, Marijuana, Codeine And Cash Off Streets The Tarrant County Narcotics Taskforce has wasted no time in 2021 ridding the streets of harmful drugs.
American Among Major US Airlines Banning Guns In Luggage For Washington DC FlightsFort Worth-based American Airlines is among major U.S. airlines that are prohibiting passengers flying to the Washington D.C. area from putting guns in their bags as they aim to step up security ahead of the inauguration.
North Texas Gun Shop Owners Say Spike In Sales Not Related To Capitol RiotGun dealers in North Texas say demand has been building since long before the assault on the U.S. Capitol.
Traffic Stop Leads To Firearm Arrest For Convicted Felon Matthew Michael GrottalioA traffic stop in Hood County led to the firearm arrest of 33-year-old Matthew Michael Grottalio on Dec. 31, 2020.