Proposed ‘Constitutional Carry’ bill and how it could allow for anyone over 21 to carry a gun without a license
It’s expected that our state senators will debate the merits of allowing people to carry a concealed weapon without a permit.
State Lawmakers in the House passed House Bill 1927 or as it’s commonly known as, ”Constitutional Carry.” It would allow mostly anyone over the age of 21 to carry a gun without a license.
“Citizens should have the ability to protect themselves and that’s all “Constitutional Carry” is about,” Felisha Bull with Gun Owners of America said.
“It’s allowing law abiding citizens, who already possess a firearm, to carry it on their person without you know, jumping through government hoops to be able to do that. This will help minorities and lower socioeconomic individuals.”
The GOP representative who sponsored the bill said that law abiding citizens need the ability to protect themselves and their families. That as an epidemic of mass shootings have erupted across the country over the past week or so.
“I can not see or even imagine someone caring a gun with no criminal check, no criminal background check,” State Senator Juan Chuy Hinojosa said. “In H-E-B, we have families doing their grocery shopping with your kids and people are walking around with big old guns hanging from their sides. I don’t think that something I can support and I don’t think the majority of citizens around our state support open carry.”…
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