A controversial rally by the Open Carry Texas group in an historically African-American neighborhood was rejected by community leaders, leading to an indefinite postponement.
Local gun stores have seen record sales, and in 2011, the FBI conducted more than one million background checks in Texas alone.
In a strongly-worded letter, the nation's premiere gun-rights organization called out the activities of Open Carry groups in Texas.
Last time the First Presbyterian Church of Dallas held a gun buyback event, it caused a stir. Will this one cause the same outcry?