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H-E-B will not permit customers to openly carry guns

H-E-B will not permit customers to openly carry guns

Supermarket chain H-E-B in Texas will not permit customers to openly carry guns in its stores even when the new state law legalizing open carry starts in January. H-E-B has started to post signs at its entrances prohibiting open carry. A H-E-B spokeswoman says the company is maintaining a long-held policy to only permit concealed carry in its stores. Texas will become the 45th state to legalize we... »

New Texas Gun Law Brings Confusion

New Texas Gun Law Brings Confusion

According to a new state law, any licensed gun holder in Texas will be able to openly carry their firearms. Until January 1st, holders of concealed handgun licenses can possess a handgun in public only if the gun is concealed. House Bill 910, allows concealed handgun license holders to openly display their guns in a shoulder or belt holster. Once the law takes effect in January, Texas will be the ... »

Ted Cruz: “Smart Use of Guns is What We Need”

Ted Cruz: “Smart Use of Guns is What We Need”

A Texas U.S. senator running for the Republican presidential nomination Ted Cruz says the gun-control crowd, including President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, have it all wrong. Cruz also said that times like these call for the smart use of guns, not more gun laws. “Unfortunately, the goal of both President Obama and Hillary Clinton is to consistently–at... »

19 Year-Old Texan Killed After An Argument Over Beer Pong Rules

19 Year-Old Texan Killed After An Argument Over Beer Pong Rules

Lacie LaRose, a 19-year-old Texan was killed while attending a party after a fight broke out over beer pong rules. While Landon Duke, 23, was celebrating his graduation from Texas A&M with some friends, his neighbor, Ronald McNeil, 39, and his friends crashed the party. While things started amicably enough, tensions began to rise when McNeil attempted to convince the partygoers to support Floy... »

Where have all the cowboys gone: Texas House of Representatives votes on public carry

Where have all the cowboys gone: Texas House of Representatives votes on public carry

Even though Texas is one of the states which comes to mind when you mentioned gun-lovers, it currently does not allow its citizens to openly carry handguns. However, open carry in holsters might soon be a reality for all concealed-weapon licensees, as the House of Representatives voted 96 to 35 for this measure, with Governer Abbott expressing support for this law. Texas Senate already passed a si... »

Texas Students Divided on the Gun Safety Issue

Texas Students Divided on the Gun Safety Issue

It is yet to be seen whether concealed carry will see the light of day on campus, as a recent poll found that more South Texas College students are against concealed handguns on campus that support the concept. For the last two sessions, Texas lawmakers have drawn the bills that would allow packing heat on college or university campuses.The two bills pending are Senate Bill 182 and House Bill 972.... »