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.
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Gun rights activists just aren’t what they used to be.
Let the bashing of public schools, immigrants and any limitations whatsoever on guns begin.
a white Christian man plans and executes a terrorist attack in Texas’ capital and he’s just a nice guy who lost his way, a Renaissance Faire enthusiast in a tricorn hat who enjoyed tubing and trying to blow up government buildings.
For the past three weeks, my neighbors and I have wrestled with the fact that the man we knew, Steve McQuilliams, scarcely resembled the figure who shot up downtown Austin.
In this week’s WTF Friday we fire automatic weapons with Glenn Hegar, explore creationism with Dan Patrick and learn the one place Jerry Patterson thinks guns should be banned.
Out-of-state and foreign visitors to the Alamo are in for a write-home-about-it treat tomorrow: Hundreds, possibly thousands, of gun-toting activists are showing up for a “family friendly,” “open carry” rally and march dubbed “Line in the Sand.”
I expected a tea party rally with heavy security. Or at least an information booth on outfitting your bunker for the coming race wars. But no. The NRA exhibits were nerdy good times for people who think guns are interesting.
It’s one week left of the Legislature, and lawmakers are cramming last-minute laws into the session like it’s the night before their final exams.