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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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In OR Recreational Marijuana Legal July 1st – But You Can’t Sell It?

That’s right folks.  Come July 1, 2015 you may legally possess up to 8 ounces of marijuana in Oregon for recreational use.  However, the voter approved law did not implement how this law would regulate the sale and distribution of marijuana.  This creates an interesting quagmire, where residents can grow their own, but technically, there […]

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TX Marijuana Bill: Fine-Only For Possession of Small Amounts

A new bill proposed by  Texas State Rep. Joe Moody would make the possession of up to one oz. punishable with a $100 ticket.  Moody contends that the current marijuana policy in Texas isn’t working, and that a new approach would allow us to more effective utilization of the limited resources in our criminal justice […]

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