open carry laws

TX to Consider Ending Open-Carry Gun Ban

Associated Press Staff

The Repub.-dominated Legislature & TX Gov.-elect Greg Abbott are expected to push for expanded gun rights. "If open carry is good enough for Massachusetts, it's good enough for the state of Texas," Abbott said.

KS Gov. Signs Bill Nixing Local Gun Control Laws

John Hanna, Associated Press

Kansas will strip cities and counties of their power to regulate guns and nullify local gun regulations in July, ensuring it will be legal across the state to openly carry firearms. The bill prevents local gov'ts from restricting the sale of guns and ammunition or regulating how guns are transported and stored.