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.

Terry Holcomb - Waller County Courthouse

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.”

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

Houston Gay Pride Parade Declared ‘Gun-Free Zone’

Organizers for the Houston LGBT Pride celebration have declared the parade route and other pride events to be gun-free zones. The move comes less than two weeks after the Orlando Islamic terrorist attack at a gay nightclub — another “gun-free zone.” It also follows a threat of gun violence on Twitter.

Gay Pride Gun-Free Zone