Posts Tagged ‘Gun Laws & Legislation’

Man with a pistol on his hip refilling a drink at a restaurant.

Abbott Signs Texas Open-Carry Law

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed landmark open-carry legislation today, making the Lone Star State the 45th to recognize the right of modern handgun open carry. More than 800,000 Texans currently hold concealed-carry licenses, and they will be the ones who can take advantage of the new law beginning in 2016—and not before.