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Texas Open Carry EXPLAINED

Effective January 1, 2016 Texans will be able to open-carry a loaded firearm. This creates some questions: Who can carry?  What restrictions are there on your right to open carry? What about the police; does this mean they can stop anyone seen openly carrying a firearm? Let’s take them 1 by 1. The Law  Individuals […]

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DRUG WAR FAIL: Could Tobacco-Like Regulation Offer a Solution?

Nearly everyone has seen “Mad Men” at least once.  The show harkens back to a time in our not so distant past when cigarettes were a more socially accepted and dare I say integral part of American culture.  Hell, worldwide culture.  In the 1960’s you could smoke everywhere.  A significant portion of the population smoked. […]

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Despite Over-Crowding, Harris CO DA Still Pursuing Trace Cases

Many in the general public still do not realize the implications of the current drug-prosecution policy in Harris County, as well as in many counties across the state.  We are filling our prisons with addicts charged with miniscule amounts of drugs. Get caught with “any detectable amount” of a controlled substance (Penalty Group 1 or […]

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Florida Middle Schooler Charged With Cyber-Crime

In Tampa Florida, what began as an innocent prank has mutated into Felony accusations of Computer Crime.  Florida eighth-grader Domanik Green was arrested on felony charges for logging onto his teachers computer and changing the background image of her desktop to two men kissing.  Green reportedly said he did so “to annoy him.” Thats when […]

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