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Concealed Carrier Shoots Killer in Texas Bar

Concealed Carrier Shoots Killer in Texas Bar

Arlington, Texas police are still trying to unravel the motive of a man who shot and killed the manager of a sports bar Wednesday evening. The gunman was killed by an armed patron with a concealed handgun license. Though not all facts about the shooting are known, it appears to be a cut and dried case…

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Concealed Carrier Saves AutoZone Employees

Concealed Carrier Saves AutoZone Employees

Three armed robbers thought they had picked an easy target when they tried to rob a Houston-area AutoZone store on Friday night. That is, until a concealed carrier pulled into the parking lot. The Texan with a License to Carry (LTC) saw the robbery from outside, drew his handgun and entered the store where the…

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Texas Campus Carry News: Lawsuits and Sex Toys

Texas Campus Carry News: Lawsuits and Sex Toys

Remember those University of Texas professors and their throw-everything-at-the-wall-to-see-what-sticks lawsuit in an effort to block Texas campus carry? Well, turns out, nothing stuck. A federal judge denied their request for a preliminary injunction Monday. Classes started Wednesday, as did the first day of campus carry. Needless to say, no gunfights erupted in the hallways.  Unfortunately…

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Open Carry Advocate Becomes Wanted Man

Open Carry Advocate Becomes Wanted Man

Shortly after shots rang out in Dallas at a Black Lives Matter protest, Mark Hughes found himself in a precarious situation. Hughes was openly carrying a rifle at the protest, an act which is perfectly legal in Texas. But as the confusion and pandemonium of the situation spread, photos of Hughes began showing up on…

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University of Texas Professors Sue to Stop Campus Carry

University of Texas Professors Sue to Stop Campus Carry

In a last ditch effort against the new Texas campus carry law, three University of Texas at Austin professors sued the state and university on Wednesday, citing “dangerously-experimental gun policies” that they claim violate their rights. The lawsuit comes weeks before the new state law takes effect on Aug. 1. The plaintiffs in the case,…

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Texas: Civilian With CCW Stops Armed Robber

Texas: Civilian With CCW Stops Armed Robber

An aborted attempt at an armed robbery ended when a civilian with a concealed weapon shot the would-be criminal. The incident took place in League City, Texas on the afternoon of Saturday, May 7th. The CCW holder, an adult male accompanied by his four year old son, were in their vehicle at a McDonald's drive-through when…

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Armed Family Dollar Employee Shoots Robber Dead

Armed Family Dollar Employee Shoots Robber Dead

Houston, TX - After bring robbed and pistol whipped once before, a 25 year old Family Dollar employee decided to carry a gun while at work in case it happened again. And it did. On March 25, a masked man came into the store with the intent on robbing it. He demanded money and had…

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Concealed Carrier Scares off Would-be Robbers

Concealed Carrier Scares off Would-be Robbers

Two men nearly got more than they bargained for this past Tuesday after going to a Family Dollar store in Tyler Texas to meet up with someone that was "selling a dog". They saw an ad for the dog on social media. They arrived at the store around 8 p.m. and were met by a…

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Concealed Carry Allowed for Students of the University of Texas Starting Aug. 1 with Exceptions

Concealed Carry Allowed for Students of the University of Texas Starting Aug. 1 with Restrictions

This past Wednesday, the University of Texas-Austin released its policy regarding campus carry, Campus Carry Policies and Implementation Strategies. Even though the school's president did not agree with allowing concealed carry on campus, he states that "he has an obligation to uphold the law." "I do not believe handguns belong on a university campus, so…

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