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Last Hurdle Overcome, Open Carry Goes To A Final Vote In Texas

Last Hurdle Overcome, Open Carry Goes To A Final Vote In Texas

Texas legislators have removed a surprisingly controversial and arguably redundant “no-stop” provision from open carry legislation, creating a final draft which could be voted on by both the House and Senate at virtually any time: […]

Police Chief Opposition, Activist Idiocy May Kill Open Carry In Texas

Police Chief Opposition, Activist Idiocy May Kill Open Carry In Texas

An amendment to the House version of open carry legislation in Texas that would prevent law enforcement officers from checking to see if handgun open carriers have a valid concealed carry permit is jeopardizing the […]

Texas Rushes To Pass Gun Rights Bills Before Legislative Session Expires

Texas Rushes To Pass Gun Rights Bills Before Legislative Session Expires

Texas legislators are under the gun (so to speak), facing a time crunch to pass open carry and campus carry legislation in the next few days before the session expires: Two bills to expand gun […]

You Know What Those Waco Biker Thugs Weren’t Doing? Open-Carrying.

You Know What Those Waco Biker Thugs Weren’t Doing? Open-Carrying.

Gun control supporters must practice yoga. It’s the only way that they could twist and stretch reality itself in an attempt to link the outlaw biker gang shootout in Waco, Texas this past Sunday into […]

Video Purports To Show Racism By Police In Open Carry Stops… But Fails

Video Purports To Show Racism By Police In Open Carry Stops… But Fails

It’s no secret that I generally have a low opinion of “look at me” long gun open carry. It is typically done with the expressed intention of “education,” but in practice, typically tends to be […]

Deranged Austin Police Chief Claims Texas Gun Law Will Lead To “Open Season” By Criminals

Deranged Austin Police Chief Claims Texas Gun Law Will Lead To “Open Season” By Criminals

Like most big-city police chiefs, Austin, Police Chief Art Acevedo is reliably anti-gun. He’s also not terribly bright, a fact he proves as he attempts to link new open carry legislation in Texas to narco-terrorism, […]

Open Carrier Robbed Of Her Gun In Greensboro

Open Carrier Robbed Of Her Gun In Greensboro

A North Carolina woman who kept a handgun exposed in the open center console of her car had it stolen from her in what appears to be a crime of opportunity: The victim was sitting […]

Man Attacked In Walmart Won’t Open Carry Again

Man Attacked In Walmart Won’t Open Carry Again

I’m going to probably shock those who have bought into certain stereotypes of gun owners, but I’m a firm believer in the idea that the best defensive gun uses are those where the law-abiding citizens […]

Felon Attacks Open Carrier for His Weapon In Washington Walmart

Felon Attacks Open Carrier for His Weapon In Washington Walmart

A Yakima, Washington man was attacked in a Walmart by a suspect armed with a bat, and the local media reported part of the story: A 32-year-old man who was shopping with at least three […]

Michigan Open Carrier Defeats Criminal Prosecution, Now Aims To Win Civil Case For Improper Arrest

Michigan Open Carrier Defeats Criminal Prosecution, Now Aims To Win Civil Case For Improper Arrest

When a police officer driving the opposite direction at night does a 180-degree turn and arrests a man for having a “concealed weapon,” any reasonable person is forced to ask, “if was ‘concealed,’ how could […]