Posted on · Mayor Turner says shootings have increased across the state and is advocating for gun laws to be changed.
Posted on · Without mandatory training, firearm experts are afraid of irresponsible gun ownership.
Posted on · Some overlooked voting laws, permitless carry, and a ban on critical race theory are among the newly passed legislation. Reporters at NPR's Texas Newsroom partner stations break down some of the key items.
Posted on · Starting Sept. 1, anyone who legally owns a gun will be allowed to carry it in public without a license in Texas.
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.
Posted on · The governor broke his silence Tuesday on the legislation that has been building momentum at the Texas Capitol.
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.
Posted on · Opponents, including firearm instructors and police, worry permitless carry would be a public safety risk.