Dallas Police Association Joins Other Law Enforcement Professionals, Experts In Opposing Permitless Carry Of Firearms The changes would, in effect, allow any Texan with absolutely no training in firearm safety to openly carry a pistol or rifle in public without a permit.
Albertsons Joins Other Retails Stores Asking Customers Not To Open CarryAlbertsons has joined a list of retailers changing their policy in an attempt to limit gun violence following two mass shootings in the Texas.
CVS, Walgreens Join List Of Retailers Asking Customers To Leave Guns Outside Of StoresPharmacy chains CVS and Walgreens are now asking customers to not openly carry firearms inside their stores in states where it's legal, joining Walmart and Kroger who also made the public appeal.
Kroger Asking Customers To Stop Openly Carrying Guns In Its Grocery StoresDespite Open Carry being law in Texas since 2016, Kroger is now asking customers not to carry guns into its stores.
After Deadly El Paso Event, Walmart Contemplates Active Shooter InstructionsSecurity and police are accustomed to dealing with everyday shoplifters at Walmart, but now the discounter is confronting a bigger threat: active shooters.
NRA's No. 2 Official Resigns As Turmoil Continues Within GroupThere are more signs of trouble at the National Rifle Association. The groups top lobbyist, Chris Cox, has resigned just days after being placed on administrative leave.
Different Laws And Databases Affect Gun Background ChecksThere are a lot of complexities in the laws when it comes to buying and carrying guns.
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.