Officials in the Lone Star State are fully prepared and eager to negotiate a reciprocal agreement with Minnesota’s Department of Public Safety to allow each state’s valid concealed carry permit holders to carry in the other state while traveling, provided they comply with all respective state laws. However, Texas negotiators have repeatedly been told by Minnesota state … [Read more...] about Minnesota: Your Help Needed to Expand Self-Defense Rights for Minnesota and Texas Carry Permit Holders
On Wednesday, Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) joined forces to introduce legislation to end the Obama administration’s abuse of its regulatory authorities to deprive firearm and ammunition related businesses of access to financial services. The bill is the Senate companion to Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer’s (R-Mo.) Financial Institution Customer Protection Act (HR … [Read more...] about Senators Cruz and Lee Join Fight Against Operation Choke Point
A pair of armed men went up to a diner at a Whataburger restaurant in Dallas, Texas and attempted to rob him. The diner turned out to be an off-duty security guard that was armed at the time. The armed customer drew a gun and fired at the robbers, striking and killing one. The customer was not harmed during the incident. … [Read more...] about Restaurant patron fells one armed robber and scares off another, KDFW, Dallas, Texas 03/17/16, KXAS, Dallas, Texas 03/17/16
If you work at a Texas college and are worried by the prospect of having guns in your classroom, relax. The new campus-carry law changes your risk of gun violence very little. I can almost guarantee that if you have a few semesters of teaching under your belt, at some point there have been students with guns in your classroom. If those illegally armed students were not moved to … [Read more...] about Stop Worrying About Guns in the Classroom. They’re Already Here.