In a strongly-worded letter, the nation's premiere gun-rights organization called out the activities of Open Carry groups in Texas.
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.
Saturday's open carry demonstration at the Alamo—which defied a city ordinance and featured a speaking appearance by Lieutenant Governor candidate Jerry Patterson—attracted a lot of coverage.
Members of the gun control organization Mothers Demand Action found members of Open Carry Texas outside one of their meetings in Arlington on Saturday. What happened between the two groups is subject to interpretation.
Open carry supporters in Texas have been very active in making their fellow citizens aware of their right to carry long-arm rifles in public—and they took their message to San Antonio Police over the weekend.
Note to open carry advocates: Hitching your wagon to people in banana costumes might not be the look you're going for.
A few days after the holidays, Derek Poe—a Beaumont gun store owner—was arrested for walking around a shopping mall with an AR-15 strapped to his back. While Texas allows for long guns to be openly carried in public, the question about whether or not Poe was committing a crime is more complicated than it might seem.
If someone handed me a flier that declared, "Get your guns & Head to San Antonio," I would probably get in my car and head for Dallas as fast as I could.