Deadline Looms for Open Carry Legislation in Texas!

Members who have fought long and hard for the passage of Open Carry legislation this session must continue to call their state Senator and state Representative and strongly urge them to adopt the conference committee report on HB 910 when it comes before them for consideration. Otherwise, the bill will die on Sunday if the legislative process is not complete. This is our last chance this session! Click the button below to take action now!

After having established a 20-year record of law-abiding and responsible behavior, Texas CHLs have earned this personal protection option that 43 states currently allow. HB 910 has been sent to a conference committee to resolve differences between each chamber’s version in a final conference report. The report must be voted on by each chamber no later than midnight on Sunday, May 31.

Similarly, Senate Bill 11 will also be sent to a conference committee and both chambers must approve its conference report by Sunday, May 31. It is important that you also contact your state Senator and state Representative and urge them to support the conference report on SB 11 when it comes before them for a vote.

Senate Bill 11 removes restrictions in state law that prohibit law-abiding Concealed Handgun Licensees from protecting themselves on college and university campuses. This bill is NOT, as the anti-gun crowd wrongfully claims, about hordes of underage students “packing heat” in backpacks. This is about removing a limit on self-defense for adults 21 or older who live, work or study on a campus and who have passed a background check, completed firearms training and been issued a license by the state’s top law enforcement agency.

My fellow Texans, utilize the form at the location below to contact your state officials:
http://act.nraila.org/xuVZ2He

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