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.
Legislator Wants Places Of Worship, Religious Activity Deemed "Essential" Under Texas LawA representative from North Texas has filed legislation that would designate places of worship and religious activity as “essential” under Texas law.
Texas Hemp Law Creates Haze Of Confusion: 'It Changed The Definition Of Marijuana'A steep decline in marijuana possession cases started in June 2019 with the passage of the state’s new hemp law.
Galveston Scraps Ordinance That Prevented Gun Shops, Shooting Ranges Near Schools, ChurchesThe Texas Attorney General's Office sent a letter to the city warning it couldn't make laws regulating ownership, transfer, transportation or storage of firearms.
'Stop The Bleed' Kits Now Required In Texas SchoolsA new Texas law requires all public schools and open-enrollment charter schools to have a traumatic injury response protocol in place which includes bleeding control kits.
Locations Of Dangerous Dogs Kept Secret In Many North Texas CitiesWhile some of the larger cities in the Metroplex are transparent about where dangerous dogs are living, The Ones For Justice found most cities keep their registries offline or completely private.
Lemonade Stands For Everyone! Governor Abbott Signs Bill Protecting ThemOperating a lemonade stand in Texas is illegal... for now, but a new bill protecting them has been signed into law.
Texas Lawmakers Look To Make It Clear That Guns Are Allowed In Places Of WorshipSome Texas legislators want to make it clearer in state law that licensed handgun holders can carry weapons in churches, synagogues and other houses of worship.
Random Attacks On Women In Fort Worth Could Inspire Change To Texas LawGeorgia Chestnut said she feels numb after seeing David Thomas’s mugshot in the news again Wednesday for allegedly punching a woman.
UNT Investigating Student's Disturbing Video Of Dogs Attacking Helpless RaccoonThe University of North Texas said it’s carefully investigating a video posted by a student, showing dogs attacking a raccoon.
US Appeals Court Upholds Texas' Ban On 'Sanctuary Cities'The ruling Tuesday allows Texas to enforce what critics call the toughest state-level immigration measure in the country.
Appeals Court Argument Set For Texas 'Sanctuary Cities' LawA federal appeals court in New Orleans is set to hear arguments over a Texas law cracking down on sanctuary cities.
Governor Abbott Announces Temporary No-Cost Replacement For License to Carry Permits“By eliminating burdensome fees to replace these important licenses, Texans can focus on rebuilding their lives and communities.”
Hospitals Educating Parents To Prevent Child Hot Car DeathsThe death of a 10-month-old baby left in a hot car in an Austin parking lot is the latest reminder of heat-related dangers. That's especially true for new parents.
Some Texas Lawmakers Oppose Changing Religious Objection LawTexas lawmakers and top business leaders vowed Tuesday to kill two proposed constitutional amendments they say will promote anti-gay discrimination and could lead to backlash similar to recent reactions in Indiana and Arkansas.