House Bill 1927 eliminates the requirement for Texas residents to obtain a license to carry handguns if they’re not prohibited by state or federal law from possessing a gun.

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Texans Can Carry Handguns Without A License Or Training Starting Sept. 1, After Gov. Greg Abbott Signs Permitless Carry Bill Into Law

Posted on · Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and other Republicans who were initially noncommittal about the bill were under immense political pressure this session from conservatives and gun rights advocates, who have long lobbied the Texas Legislature for permitless carry.

Permitless carry proposals have stalled in the Texas Legislature in past sessions. House Bill 1927 would get rid of the requirement for Texas residents to get a license to carry handguns if they are not already prohibited by state or federal law from possessing a firearm.

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Gun Violence Is A ‘Public Health Issue’ According To Researchers And Survivors

Posted on · A medical doctor began researching the impact of gun violence after a tweet from the NRA tweet 2018 which said,  “Someone should tell self-important anti-gun doctors to stay in their lane."

The Texas House will need to give a final stamp of approval to the legislation before it heads to the Senate, where the bill’s fate is less clear.

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Texas House Approves Bill That Would Allow People To Carry A Gun Without A License

Posted on · House Bill 1927 would nix the requirement for Texas residents to obtain a license to carry handguns if they’re not prohibited by state or federal law from possessing a gun. Texans under current state law must generally be licensed to carry handguns, either openly or concealed.

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