Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Says Senate Currently Lacks The Votes To Pass Permitless Carry Of Handguns

Posted on · "I plan to meet with law enforcement who oppose permitless carry and with the [National Rifle Association] and [Gun Owners of America] who support it to see if we can find a path that a majority of senators will vote to pass,” Patrick said.

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Should Hunting and Fishing Be a Constitutional Right in Texas? Voters Will Decide in November

Posted on · Last week, the Texas Legislature approved a proposed state constitutional amendment — Senate Joint Resolution 22 — that would protect Texans' right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife. It'll be up to voters to ratify in November. Nearly 20 other states have approved similar amendments to their state constitutions. Supporters, including the Texas State Rifle […]