U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On Thursday, 15 April 2021, the Texas House passed CSHB1927, one of the bills otherwise known as Constitutional Carry, 84-54. Democrat opposition to the bill was fierce, in spite of 19 other states have passed similar legislation without adverse effects.
Texans are already able to carry rifles and shotguns around the state without any permit.
A Texas state constitutional amendment passed after the Civil War, during Reconstruction, was how handgun carry was allowed to be infringed in Texas. The Texas Amendment was aimed against minorities and freed slaves.
Restoring Constitutional Carry for handguns in Texas has been a slow, incremental process.
Legally armed Texas has shown itself to be extremely law-abiding. They have been more law-abiding than police in Texas. Gradually, slowly, incrementally, more and more restrictions on the carry of loaded handguns have been removed. There have not been any adverse effects.
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