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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.

Open carry Glock (Ben Branam / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

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.”

Poll: Gun Rights, Abortion Top Issues For 18-35 Women

Gallup polls conducted within last 12 months show that support for gun control among millennials runs lower than among other age demographics. Gallup editor-in-chief Frank Newport said, “Millennials are … less interested in gun control than those who are older, so the data suggests it’s unlike a number of other attitudes say like, gay marriage where young people are much more liberal. We did not see that in our data on guns.”

Gun Range Owner’s Facebook Page Restored After Breitbart Coverage

HOUSTON, Texas–A gun range owner that had his Facebook page blocked after he advertised a free concealed handgun license class for the LGBT community has had the page restored after an article published by Breitbart Texas. The page was restored the afternoon the article exposing the problem was published.