Considering the fact that Texas now joins 44 other states in allowing its residents to openly carry handguns into public venues like restaurants, shopping malls and so forth, why has the Texas open-carry issue become such a big deal?
I’ll tell you why.
Because the argument over the bill was loud and intense, and the opponents of the new law have vowed to vigorously pursue an opt-out strategy into the new year.
The Texas law, as opposed to other states, gives merchants and other property-owners the right to post a notice saying that open-carry is not permitted on their premises, and a new website
has just popped up that carries an impressive list of businesses that want the open-carry nation to leave their guns at home.
Most of the now-45 states that have passed open-carry laws do not… (follow the link below for the rest of mikethegunguy’s post.