Articles tagged: gun rights
By supporting expanded background checks for private sales between strangers, Patrick has quickly become a conservative non grata.
Days after a man drove through Midland and Odessa, shooting his AR-15-style rifle out his window at bystanders and killing seven people, Lieutenant Governor Dan...Read More
While delivering the conservative response to mass shootings, Paxton got his facts mixed up again, this time at the state GOP convention.
Conservative thought leader Ken Paxton delivered the “constitutional response to mass shootings” Friday at the 2018 Texas Republican Convention, which inclu...Read More
A Texas A&M Galveston professor is the third Texas faculty member known to have stepped down because of campus carry.
Texas A&M Galveston prof Wyndylyn von Zharen stepped down, fearing disagreements between students and educators could turn violent with guns at hand....Read More
With the messy and uncertain ending to the campus carry fight, it’s worth asking: Who won?...Read More
The right to bear arms wasn’t one of the five emergency items outlined in Gov. Greg Abbott’s State of the State address in February, but you might think oth...Read More
In this week's WTF Friday: Brian Birdwell, gangster rapper. Did Jesus open carry? A theological meditation. Snakes. Frats. The war of Northern Aggression....Read More
Dan Patrick manages to assemble his own personal circular firing squad in the first weeks of the session.
Dan Patrick had his first serious screw-up as Lt. Gov. when he acknowledged that open carry faces long odds in the Legislature—and he didn't handle it well....Read More