New Texas Law Allowing People to Carry Handguns Without Permits Stirs Mix of Fear, Concern Among Law Enforcement

Starting Sept. 1, most Texans will be able to carry handguns in public without going through training or having to get permits. Law enforcement officers worry that could make their jobs more dangerous.


Conservative activists have long pushed for a permitless carry law in Texas, but such measures got little traction in the previous three legislative sessions.
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“Texas is finally a pro-gun state despite years of foot-dragging, roadblocks, and excuses from the spineless political class,”





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