Since 2013, only 84 of 1,200+ school districts in Texas have allowed staff to carry a firearm.
A legislative priority of Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, the bill is an attempt to address the continued discriminatory practices of the Obama administration’s Operation Choke Point.
“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.”
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms wants to add a “non-binary” gender option to the background check form used for new firearm purchases.
The bill to allow handgun licensees to carry concealed in public university buildings went into effect today.