While the proposal seems dead on arrival in New York, it appears to be moving in the Lone Star State.
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Grisham said he was running to fight against the special interests in Austin that had waylaid so many reform efforts in the Texas House.
Since the regular session ended a number of Second Amendment groups have been calling on Abbott to ask lawmakers to pass constitutional carry in a special session.
Keeping with their tactic of diluting what they cannot destroy, a Texas House committee chose to disappoint Second Amendment advocates and advance anemic legislation instead of adding Texas to the growing number of states that allow constitutional carry.
“This bill means a lot to me because it means so much to my constituents and Texans everywhere. I have yet to see any other bill muster up the level of passion and support that constitutional carry has,” said Stickland.
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...