LTC: Stopped by Police in Texas with a Legally Concealed Gun

Interaction between police and License To Carry (LTC) holders can be a tense situation for both parties involved. Police officers are understandably wary of armed individuals. But we upstanding citizens can help relieve some of that tension by understanding the laws behind a lawful stop by a Texas peace officer. GC §411.205. Requirement to Display…

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Texas: 10 Pro-Gun Laws Signed By Gov. Abbott

  Big wins for gun owners in Texas after Governor Greg Abbott signed into law a number of pro-gun legislation. While the NRA is celebrating the wins, others are disappointed. Below are a list of the laws that were signed and go into effect on Sep. 1 of this year. House Bill 1177: Allows Texans…

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Husband and Wife Team Engage Intruder

According to Huston police,  Pastor Jeff Powers of United Methodist Church and his wife defended their home from an intruder Saturday night at around 11:00 p.m. near River Oaks. The couple told officers they had been asleep when they were awakened by a loud noise coming from their back yard. When they got up to…

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Son Protects Family from Armed Invaders

Late Tuesday night proved terrifying after a family was threatened by three armed and masked men. According to Huston Police Department (HPD), the three men hid in the bushes outside the Huston home, where they ambushed a 39-year-old father as he returned home. The masked men pistol whipped the father and forced him to unlock…

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Brother Charged with Murder, Sister Claims Self-Defense

A woman is defending her brother’s actions after he shot and killed her boyfriend early Sunday morning in New Braunfels. In an interview with Fox San Antonio, Carol Heard said she’d been fighting early that morning with her boyfriend of 6 months, 37-year-old George Gabriel Casillas. According to Carol, Casillas had been charming at the…

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Austin City Hall Fined for Restricting 2nd Amendment Rights

Ovilla Burglary Case

A Travis County District Court judge agreed with the lawsuit filed against Austin City Hall contending that officials were in breach of laws protecting 2nd Amendment rights. Paxton’s office was notified of the issue by Michael Cargill, a Texas state Concealed Handgun License instructor and owner of a local gun store. In 2015, Cargill had…

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New Details Emerge About “Accidental” Shooting Death

A 20-year-old woman from Austin, TX, faces manslaughter charges which may be upgraded to murder. When Austin police officers responded to a 911 call from Autumn King, they found her boyfriend, 26-year-old Eric Allen with a fatal gunshot wound. King told officers she had been posing with the .22 caliber “Assault Rifle” for a Bonny…

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Rap Video Helps Police Identify Gang Members

An ill-advised rap video made around March of this year by a Huston Texas gang has led to the arrests 11 members, with a further 9 still wanted for warrants. Police were originally called to Lakewood Park for reports of men brandishing guns. When they arrived, most of the extras of the music video fled…

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September 1 Was a Great Day for Pro-Gun Legislation in Texas!

Texas Gun Laws

A plethora of new gun laws went into effect for the state on September 1st. Now, in most states, that sentence might worry some gun owners for fear of a new round of second amendment destroying gun control legislation, but this is Texas so you’re going to be excited to hear all of the new laws the Lone Star State has in place.

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