A video from the people behind the ”Cocks Not Glocks” protest last August attacks the topic with satire.
The changes might actually do more to protect police officers than the Police Protection Act.
When the Dallas Police Department posted Mark Hughes's picture during the mass police shooting, they made him a target.
The mega-retailer’s confounding policy resulted in a tense confrontation.
“Gun check on aisle 3.”
Opting out or declining to opt out—either one sends a message to customers about politics.
The new open carry law goes into effect in 2016, and law enforcement is trying to meet the changes head-on.
A "serious, theatrical skit" isn't what students need during finals. Or ever.
Whataburger landed itself in another pickle—but not the kind on its tasty burgers.
The fast food chain won’t allow open carry once the law goes into effect. And that’s probably for the best.
Ironically, the day Governor Greg Abbott signs into law a bill to allow the licensed open carrying of handguns, a disturbed man opens fire on the Dallas police headquarters while driving a zombie apocalypse van.
Words just cannot describe this video by Representative Jonathan Stickland.
Open carry of licensed handguns and border security are the hostages in the tax-cut debates.
Representative Jonathan Stickland apparently is the mastermind behind an amendment that would bar police from actively enforcing bans on the unpermitted carrying of handguns.
A couple of exchanges during debate in the Legislature this week are unlikely to find their way into etched stone.
The Senate passes open carry and campus carry.
How a few gun rights activists hijacked the political debate over open carry.
Senate debate on controversial open carry bill lacked enthusiasm.
Texas kept its post-Reconstruction ban on handguns to promote immigration and economic development, not as a Jim Crow law.
After hearing eight hours of testimony yesterday, a Senate committee approved two controversial gun bills in a 7-to-2 vote.
Concealed carry has been legal since 1996—but the number of Texans applying for CHLs has exploded since 2008.
State gun laws are more complex than open carry advocates often suggest.
Dan Patrick has some tough talk for the Tea Party about open carry.
How would the French cartoonists have done if they’d been armed with rifles instead of pens?
How likely is it that open-carry legislation will make it to Greg Abbott’s desk this session?
A 35-year-old Arlington woman was arrested last week for the murder of her husband and stepdaughter, and her political affiliations make this an especially heated case.
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.
In a strongly-worded letter, the nation's premiere gun-rights organization called out the activities of Open Carry groups in Texas.
Not the best way to get yourself a side of fries with that.
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.
Was Wendy Davis smart to embrace open carry? I think not. In the end, a lot more of her core constituency will be disappointed than will be elated. And I don’t see that she has much to gain. Greg Abbott long ago wrapped up the support of the…
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.