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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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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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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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Texas CHL Holder Turns the Tables on Would-be Robbers

Texas CHL Holder Turns the Tables on Would-be Robbers

While the details of this self defense shooting vary, the end result is that a Texas CHL holder shot two robbers that were attempting to rob him. Some reports are saying this happened last night at 11:45 PM while others state it happened at 1:00 AM this morning. And it happened either at the Roundhill Townhomes…

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Texas Professor Quits Over Concealed Carry Law (2)

Texas Professor Quits Over Concealed Carry Law

Texas's Campus Carry Law goes into effect on August 1, 2016.  It changes state regulation of concealed carry, allowing—with some exceptions—students and faculty who have a concealed carry license to carry a concealed handgun on college and university campuses and in classrooms. Previously, the possession of a firearm had been prohibited on campus, with or…

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Texas Carry 15 Years On: Is Texas Safer?

Texas Carry 15 Years On: Is Texas Safer?

The Texas legislature has passed a bill allowing employees to keep guns locked in their cars while at work. Lawmakers also had considered allowing concealed handguns to be carried onto college campuses. The legislation begs a question: does it do good or harm to have thousands of Texans legally carrying concealed handguns? KHOU 11 News…

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