... Legislature is threatening to dismantle Texas' license to carry system for handguns
... Yet, quite counter-intuitively, the Texas Legislature is aiming to do the opposite. House Bills 1911 and 375, pushed by the gun lobby, would dismantle Texas' permitting system, known in Texas as a license to carry, for carrying a loaded handgun in public ...
FILE - In this June 5, 2017, file photo, Arizona state Democratic Rep. Reginald Bolding Jr., left, calls on Gov. Doug Ducey to remove six confederate monuments in Arizona during a news conference by the NAACP and Black Lives Matter in Phoenix, Ariz. Bolden successfully pushed for changes in the state's driving rules that inform gun-carrying motorists how they should handle themselves if they get pulled over by police officers. (AP Photo/Angie Wang, File)
In this May 27, 2017, photo, Marchelle Tigner, a firearms instructor, goes over a firearms safety tips during a class in Lawrenceville, Ga. Tigner’s goal is to train 1 million women how to shoot a gun in her lifetime.... (AP Photo/Lisa Marie Pane)