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GOP Lawmakers Introduce Permitless Carry for Wisconsin

On Tuesday Representative Mary Felzkowski (R-Irma) and Senator Dave Craig (R-Town of Vernon) introduced legislation that would remove the requirement for a permit to carry concealed in Wisconsin.

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Trump Supporters in Texas Protest Against ‘Civilizational Jihad’

Trump supporters who are concerned about the “civilizational jihad” waged by open borders globalists, protested in Houston at an event put on by one of the non-profits they say receive millions on resettling refugees in American communities.

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Armed Trump Supporters Attend Texas March for Refugees

Pro-refugee marchers of the ACLU, the local United Nations Association, and other open border groups were countered by armed, Second Amendment advocate Trump supporters at a demonstration in Dallas during the weekend.

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Texas Lawmaker Pushes for Reduction of Gun-Free Zones

A Texas state lawmaker has pre-filed a gun bill that if passed, will broaden the places a licensed to carry (LTC) holder can enter and would bring the State closer to “constitutional carry,” the author says. He hopes to eliminate all “gun-free zones.”

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Texas AG Fires Off Brief in Waller Courthouse Gun Carry Lawsuit

The Texas Attorney General has fired off a brief in the litigation over the right to bear arms in the Waller County Courthouse complex. AG Ken Paxton urges that “Both the law and sound public policy against the chilling of protected speech demand dismissal of Waller County’s claim. He also urges that the Waller County court is without jurisdiction to determine the issue.

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Texas Attorney General Sues to Allow Guns in Courthouse Complex

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has sued Waller County, Texas, over the right to bear arms in the Waller County Courthouse complex. Advocates have protested the County’s actions in preventing lawful carrying pursuant to the protection of a new state law.

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Joe Manchin: Second Amendment Needs More Regulation

Speaking at an August 8 town hall in Rocket Center, West Virginia, Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) criticized his state’s recently enacted constitutional carry law, suggesting that relying on the Second Amendment alone as a carry permit will actually increase ambush incidents for police officers.

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Armed Protest Planned After Texas County Targets Open Carry Activist

HOUSTON, Texas — Texas gun rights activists are converging on the Waller County, Texas, courthouse to protest what they are calling the “tyrannical” actions of the district attorney there. The D.A. sued the founder of Texas Carry, a gun rights organization that sent notices to 76 government entities complaining that officials are violating the law by excluding licensed to carry (LTC) holders. The Second Amendment activists will be engaging in an “open carry protest.”

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Eight States Where The 2nd Amendment Is Your Concealed Carry Permit

There are now eight states in America where no permit is required in order to carry a concealed handgun on one’s person for self-defense, after West Virginia legislators overrode Governor Earl Ray Tomblin’s (D) veto of a permitless carry law.