Gun rights activists rallied at the Capitol in Austin for the beginning of the 84th Legislature’s regular session, pushing for bills that would allow “open carry” of firearms. But the groups are not united on how best to achieve this goal. Open Carry Tarrant County, even drew criticism from another, Open Carry Texas, for using overly agressive tactics. One bill would do away with handgun licensing, while others would not.
How far do gun rights go? Should government abandon all restrictions on gun ownership, or is some restriction reasonable?
Send no more than 150 words with your name, address and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is Wednesday for publication Monday.