This is a discussion on Paralyzed Vet Arrested (TX DPS)for having Black Powder Gun (see Article) within the Open Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; It burns me that TX DPS has had a really bad rash of THE STUPIDS lately. I have always held them in higher esteem then ...
It burns me that TX DPS has had a really bad rash of THE STUPIDS lately. I have always held them in higher esteem then other State Police Agencies. Not long ago they did a cavity search on two females, but not only did the female officer use same glove on both ! they did it right on the road side. Now we have this. Seems the officer has his own agenda , I guess it wasn't important to call anyone and ask. I did email AG Greg Abbott (who is pro 2A, and running for Governor of Texas)
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Where is this article you speak of?
link to article???
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kennydale, we are waiting--------------
Article for both instances while you're at it please.
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The women that were cavity searched on the side of the road happened earlier this year I believe.
I for one am glad they're willing to fight this until the very end. They definitely have the law on their side.
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Im amazed that open carry is not legal in TX. In TN, if you have a carry permit, you can open, or conceal carry.
Yes, Texas is a very strict regarding guns. I am required to carry my permit at all times. But given the progressive nature of other unlikely states, I too was surprised that the open carry has not been adopted. By the way CC laws are relatively new in Texas. Maybe 12 years?
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TX - CC class and proficiency test required for license
GA - No test or class required
TX - No OC
GA - CC and OC
TX - Can't carry blades longer than X-inches
GA - Over 5 inches you can carry with "Weapons carry license" (Which covers pistols and blades over 5 inches).
TX - No gun signs have force of law (if meet certain requirements)
GA - No-gun signs do not have force of law
TX - 51% signs (% of sales from alcohol) = no carry
GA - No such thing and can carry in bars if owner says OK
TX - difference between revolver only and semi-auto carry license
GA - No such thing
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Sorry Daughter went to Hospital ER she needs Gall bladder removed Monday in meantime she's in a lot of pain. Just dropped everything and left.[Video] Paralyzed Vet Arrested for Openly Carrying Black Powder Gun Which is Not Legally a Firearm