YES: Gun-Control Propaganda Fails, Texas Legislators Approve Licensed Open Carry BillPosted: May 29, 2015
Next Stept: Governor Abbott’s Desk
AUSTIN – Open carry in Texas is just a signature away from becoming law, as the House and Senate voted in rapid succession on Friday to send the contentious bill to Gov. Greg Abbott.
— Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) May 29, 2015
The measure – backed by Republicans and a few House Democrats – would allow licensed Texans to openly carry handguns in belt or shoulder holsters. And Abbott, a Republican, has said he will sign open carry into law.
- After the Waco Shootout, Texas Lawmakers Debate Gun Laws (theatlantic.com)
- Texas Senate OKs open carry bill, House charged with adding campus carry provision (bizjournals.com)
- Texas Senate Votes ‘Yea’ to Legalize Open Carry (theunhivedmind.com)
- Let’s not confuse a gunfight with a riot (hotair.com)