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Fees for TX License to Carry a Handgun $40 Starting Sept. 1st – Lowest in the Country

Starting September 1, 2017, the first time fee for a license to carry a handgun will be reduced to $40, down from $140. Prior to being signed into law, it saw overwhelming support in the legislature, where it passed by a 111-30 after the addition of a last minute amendment by Jeff Leach of Plano to waive […]

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In TX, Openly Carrying Handgun Subjects You to Police Seizure

There has been some debate about the implications on openly carrying a firearm and police interactions.  Can a police officer stop a citizen seen openly carrying a firearm (on property not owned by him or under his control) simply to check to see if the citizen has a License to Carry? While I respect the […]

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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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