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  •  Texas to revisit open carry for handguns (1+ / 0-)
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    No bounds for the brazen

    Monday, February 11, 2013

    Texas to revisit open carry for handguns

    Anna M. Tinsley | The Fort Worth Star-Telegram

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Bryan Hull hopes that the Ruger LC9 pistol holstered on his hip sends a clear message.

    He's not hiding the fact that he is armed and ready to protect himself.

    "With conceal carry, all I can do is react when someone has begun an attack," said Hull, president and founding director of the Oklahoma Open Carry Association.

    "With open carry, I may be able to stop an attack."

    Hull was among those who encouraged Oklahoma legislators to pass a law last year that lets those who are licensed to have concealed handguns openly carry their firearms.

    And he began openly carrying his when the law took effect Nov. 1.

    Now he and other neighbors to the north say it's Texas' turn.

    "The entire country is shocked that Texans can't open-carry," said Hull, 44, a general manager of a wrecker service. "It doesn't fit the culture."

    continue reading this story at McClatchy Newspapers' Fort Worth Star-Telegram

    •  More than anything, I want the American (2+ / 0-)
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      mindara, a2nite

      people to make it known that it will not become commonplace for people to walk about with their guns sticking out.

      Just no.  We're past that neanderthal shit.  

      EVOLVE.

      David Koch is Longshanks, and Occupy is the real Braveheart.

      by PsychoSavannah on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 10:04:30 AM PST

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