Texas Firearm Legislation

HB 553
http://www.legis.state.tx.us/BillLookup/History.aspx?LegSess=83R&Bill=HB553
That all federal acts, laws, executive orders, agency orders, and rules or regulations of all kinds with the purpose, intent, or effect of confiscating any firearm, banning any firearm, limiting the size of a magazine for any firearm, imposing any limit on the ammunition that may be purchased for any firearm, taxing any firearm or ammunition therefore, or requiring the registration of any firearm or ammunition therefore, infringes upon Texan’s right to bear arms in direct violation of the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, and therefore, any such law is not made in pursuance of the Constitution, is not authorized by the Constitution, and thus, is not the supreme law of the land, and consequently, is invalid in this State and shall be further considered null and void and of no effect in this State.

SB 812
http://www.legis.state.tx.us/BillLookup/History.aspx?LegSess=83R&Bill=SB182
A license holder may carry a concealed handgun on or about the license holder’s person while the license holder is on the campus of an institution of higher education or private or independent institution of higher education in this state.

My fellow Texans — contact your state officials and ask that they support these pieces of legislation.