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Some Restaurants in Odessa Will Prohibit Open Carry of Guns

Some Restaurants in Odessa Will Prohibit Open Carry of Guns

Businesses in Texas are preparing for the start of a new open-carry bill, and many restaurant owners in Odessa say their customers’ comfort outweighs having holstered handguns inside. Odessa Mayor David Turner plans to ban openly carried guns at 10 fast-food shops he owns. “It makes people nervous,” said Turner Two new state laws allow business owners to ban concealed handguns or openly carried fi... »