A day after nine people died in a massive shootout in Waco, a Senate committee approved a bill legalizing the open carry of handguns.
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Opponents of open carry and campus carry say their access to lawmakers has sometimes been limited, even as the most extreme gun activists get meetings with top elected officials.
For a year, supporters of gun-owners’ right to Open Carry have been mobilizing. Now, the Texas Legislature may be preparing to act on their demands.
Wendy Davis’ recent talk on abortion and gun rights has irritated some of her base. But it’s led one Democrat in Limestone County to close up shop.
Hundreds of gun-rights advocates—and a few white supremacists and National Socialists—rallied at the Alamo on Saturday, many carrying loaded assault weapons.
Senator Glenn Hegar (R-Katy) is presenting a bill in committee that would require the Attorney General to file an injunction against any and all local gun control laws.
There was a pro-gun rally at the Capitol on Wednesday afternoon. Normally those events take place in front of the Capitol, but this one […]
In 2010, Texas school cops handed out 300,000 Class C misdemeanor tickets to children as young as 6, according to the advocacy group Texas Appleseed.
As the national debate over gun control rages, Texas’s leaders have identified that against which we must all be most vigilant: An excess of… […]
Here’s the good news about our seemingly intractable gun problem. The gun culture, and dare I say the NRA, may not have much of a future in this increasingly urban, multiracial nation.