Changing Texas Gun Control Laws: A Closer Look

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 On June 13, 2015 the Texas Legislature passed a law that dramatically altered the way that Texas citizens can carry firearms. Under the new law, which went into effect on January 1, 2016, certain Texas residents are now allowed to carry loaded handguns openly in public places. This includes places like restaurants, shopping malls and even some college campuses.

While pro-gun advocates have cheered the new law, many Texans are taking a contrasting view.

In the eyes . . .

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