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 […]
In San Antonio, Our Lady of the Lake University was placed on lockdown as a man was seen on campus grounds with an open carry rifle.
Photo courtesy of utsystem.edu On August 24th The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (UTPB) in Odessa will return to classes, and for the first time, students and faculty will be allowed, to carry a gun into campus buildings. The new law, SB 11, passed through the state legislation last summer and went into […]
That school is now taking advantage of the discretion granted by the law to create stronger restrictions on where students can carry than other colleges. For example, dorm residents can have…
This year things were a little different than in past years, because of the passage of Texas House Bill 910, which became effect January 1st of 2016, making the open carry of handguns, not just rifles, legal to Texas conceal carry permit holders. More notably though, president Obama was a keynote speaker at the festival, […]
On a Saturday in February, a man was standing on the side of the highway holding a sign warning drivers of a speed trap up ahead. He was open carrying his firearm which as of January 1st 2016 is legal in Texas if you have a valid concealed handgun permit.