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ATW: Constitutional Carry Bill Introduced In Texas

The BEARING ARMS news reports:

The legislative placeholder text for Texas House Bill 195, introduced yesterday, is short and sweet:

Relating to the carrying of handguns; providing for the open carrying of handguns; removing the requirement that a person who may lawfully possess handguns obtain a Concealed Handgun License in order to carry a handgun lawfully in the state of Texas, and conforming changes.

Whether the bill ends up pigeonholed in committee for “study” until it dies or it it gains support to move forward is the real question. I have to confess that as someone half-way across the nation, I don’t profess to have any insight into the mindset of the Texas House, so I don’t know if a constitutional carry bill will have the support that open carry legislation seems to have built in the Lone Star State.

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ATW: Constitutional Carry Bill Introduced In Texas

Concealed Handgun License in order to carry a handgun lawfully in the state of Texas

The BEARING ARMS news reports:

The legislative placeholder text for Texas House Bill 195, introduced yesterday, is short and sweet:

Relating to the carrying of handguns; providing for the open carrying of handguns; removing the requirement that a person who may lawfully possess handguns obtain a Concealed Handgun License in order to carry a handgun lawfully in the state of Texas, and conforming changes.

Whether the bill ends up pigeonholed in committee for ??study? until it dies or it it gains support to move forward is the real question. I have to confess that as someone half-way across the nation, I don??t profess to have any insight into the mindset of the Texas House, so I don??t know if a constitutional carry bill will have the support that open carry legislation seems to have built in the Lone Star State.

Read the rest of the article here.

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Neil W. McCabe is the editor of HE's "Guns & Patriots" e-letter and was a senior reporter at the Human Events newspaper. McCabe deployed with the Army Reserve to Iraq for 15 months as a combat historian. For many years, he was a reporter and photographer for "The Pilot," Boston's Catholic paper. He was also the editor of the free community papers "The Somerville (Mass.) News and "The Alewife (North Cambridge, Mass.)." Email him: neilwmccabe@gmail.com Follow him on Twitter: @neilwmccabe.

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