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Next Step for Constitutional Carry in Texas

Next Step for Constitutional Carry in Texas

Both chambers of the Texas Legislature have now appointed lawmakers to a conference committee to reconcile the differences between the House and Senate versions of House Bill 1927, or constitutional carry. Late Wednesday evening, State Rep. Matt Schaefer (R–Tyler),...
House Approves Reform to Asset Forfeiture

House Approves Reform to Asset Forfeiture

On Wednesday, House Bill 1441, introduced by State Rep. Matt Schaefer (R–Tyler) to shift the state’s burden of proof in certain asset forfeiture proceedings, was approved by the Texas House. Criminal law enforcement agencies currently use asset forfeiture to...