2A Rights

Licensed Open Carry Clears Hurdle

Licensed Open Carry Clears Hurdle

If the Texas Senate gets its way, the familiar term “CHL” might be losing a letter. On Tuesday, Senators passed legislation by Sen. Craig Estes (R–Wichita Falls) which would remove the requirement that concealed handgun license holders conceal their weapon when they...

Stickland Fighting for Constitutional Carry Hearing

Stickland Fighting for Constitutional Carry Hearing

Over a month ago, sophomore State Rep. Jonathan Stickland (R-Bedford) officially requested a hearing for his bill, HB 195.  Also known as “Constitutional Carry,” the bill would allow for the unlicensed open carry of handguns in areas of the state where concealed carry...

Governor Abbott Addresses Midland Republican Party

Governor Abbott Addresses Midland Republican Party

The Midland County Republican Party hosted their annual Bush Day Dinner on March 3rd at the Horseshoe Arena. Governor Greg Abbott, serving as the guest speaker, outlined his priorities this legislative session while also applauding Midland voters for the vital role...

Senate Aims to Expand Gun Rights

Senate Aims to Expand Gun Rights

The passage of campus carry gives a clear indication that the Texas Senate has undoubtedly become more conservative and more willing to lead this session.

Texans Rally in Support of Open Carry

Texans Rally in Support of Open Carry

Monday morning, scores of Texans from around the state flocked to the Capitol to speak to lawmakers. With empty holsters and “Come and Take It” flags in tow, members of Open Carry Texas and other gun rights groups rallied in support of  legislation that most would not...

How Straus Secretly Killed Campus Carry

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How Straus Secretly Killed Campus Carry

In Austin, as it is in Washington, DC, there is an overriding, cynical culture that suggests campaign promises are merely a tool one uses to get elected, to be tossed aside at the first convenience. But while those who are more interested in self-promotion than...