“It’s a name that is intended to scare people. It’s designed to make people think that certain firearms are more dangerous than others, that certain firearms are beyond the reach of current law.”
West: Free Speech and Gun Rights Before the Supreme Court
Cases involving concealed carry, donor privacy, and student off-campus speech are before the justices.
Constitutional Carry Gets Approval in Texas Senate
Ultimately, the measure passed by a vote of 18 in favor and 13 in opposition after being amended several times, altering the House’s approved version.
Senate Files New Constitutional Carry Bill After Public Pressure
It is unclear why a bill was suddenly and conspicuously filed after the deadline, when the Senate could have either acted on the constitutional carry bill passed by the House or taken up the bill already filed in its chamber.
Dan Patrick Says Senate Doesn’t Have Votes to Pass Constitutional Carry
“If the Senate is convinced that the people of Texas will not be satisfied unless Constitutional Carry passes this year, the Senate can find the votes for Constitutional Carry.”
Texas House Gives Initial Approval to Constitutional Carry
After several hours of debate, several amendment attempts, and a few points of order, the bill passed on to third reading by a vote of 84 in support and 56 in opposition.
Texas House to Vote on Constitutional Carry Legislation for First Time
Similar legislation has yet to move in the Texas Senate.
State Lawmaker Proposes Law to Protect Right to Carry While Driving
“A Texan’s right to carry their firearm while on the road should never be taken away without due process.”
Conservative Activists Tired of Being ‘Deprioritized’ in Committee Hearings
One thing is certain: The process as it stands today makes it very difficult for average Texans to fully participate in the legislative process.
Texans Aim for Constitutional Carry in Committee Hearing
The Republican Party of Texas and gun owners across Texas have been advocating constitutional carry for more than a decade.