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UT Faculty, Staff Call for Gun-Free Campus

Posted by jhingarat21 on 28th Aug 2015

Dozens of University of Texas professors banded together on Thursday to call for a gun-free campus. Faculty and staff are protesting the recently passed campus carry law. They want classes, offices and other areas of campus to be gun-free zones.The campus carry law is set to go into effect in August of 2016. Faculty and some students say now is the time to make sure the change never happens.One name after another rang out on UT’s West Mall. “Henry Lee from Virginia Tech and Catalina Garcia, Nort
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How Landlords, Employers Should Prepare for Open Carry of Handguns in Texas

Posted by jhingarat21 on 26th Aug 2015

Kitty Henry, an attorney for Munsch Hardt, says landlords need to be sure to properly post signs related to the open carry of handguns in their buildings.Concealed handgun license owners will be able to openly carry handguns in belt or shoulder holsters beginning Jan. 1, making Texas the 45th state in the U.S. to pass a similar law.But the move to ease the handgun law could shoot employers and landlords of public buildings in the foot if they don’t follow the related requirements for signs and n
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Texas Man Shoots at Armadillo, But the Varmint Got Him Back

Posted by creecevc on 3rd Aug 2015

An East Texas man ended up in the hospital after he fired a gun at an armadillo and the bullet bounced off the animal’s back and hit the man in his face, according to news reports.Cass County Sheriff Larry Rowe told Reuters that the shooting took place on the man’s property in Marietta, Tex. — population 134 — about 3 a.m. Thursday.“His wife was in the house,” Rowe said. “He went outside and took his .38 revolver and shot three times at the armadillo.”What drove the man to shoot a
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Another tourist busted for bringing gun to 9/11 memorial

Posted by jhingarat21 on 3rd Aug 2015

Another tourist has been busted for bringing a gun to a Big Apple landmark, this time a Texas woman treating the 9/11 memorial like an Old West saloon.Elizabeth Anne Enderli, 31, had no idea her Texas concealed-carry permit was null in New York when she asked Ground Zero security on Saturday where she could store her 9mm and .380 caliber pistols, cops said.The blunder cost the Marine Corps veteran and mom of three a night in jail — and prompted her Lone Star state pals to scoff at New York’s un-
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Whataburger Takes Stand Against Texas’ New Open Carry Law

Posted by jhingarat21 on 3rd Aug 2015

SAN ANTONIO — An iconic Texas restaurant chain will not allow the open carrying of guns on its properties, and industry experts say other restaurants will likely take the same stand against a new state law legalizing the practice in many public places.Whataburger — with some 780 locations in 10 states — has drawn a mix of praise and rebuke since making the announcement this month, including a prediction of boycotts from one of the state’s leading advocates for gun rights.In an open letter on the
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