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Gun Law Workshop

way to give a dying open-carry bill new life. we are talking about the campus open carry that would allow concealed handguns on public universities and colleges. lawmakers added the bill as an amendment to another gun bill — that’s according to texas tribune. it’s hb 910, which would allow license- holders to openly carry their handguns in shoulder or hip holsters that passed back in mid- april. the campus open carry stalled in the house calendars committee, where it must earn enough votes to be considered on the floor. though the house has already approved hb 910, if the senate returns the bill with a campus carry provision, house members must take a vote to concur with the change. gov. greg abbott, a republican, has said he will sign both measures if they reach his desk. it’s not your typical “free gif with purchase” … buy a new car, get a free gun … that’s the promotion running at one car dealership in andrews, texas. the benny boyd dealership is offering an a-r 15, deer rifle or handgun with the purchase of a new car. the general manager says customers will still have to pass a background check. “Just a lot of things going o right now around West Texas and a lot of things going on around the u.s. We thought this promotion would pretty much set us apart and celebrate our 2nd Amendment right.” and if you don’t want a weapon …you can opt for a five- hundred-dollar gift card. so far, the deal has been just what benny boyd is shooting for — the dealership has had one of its best months in sales. happening tonight. texas law shield will have a gun law workshop. it will feature firearm program attorneys and law enforcement professionals. it starts at 6:30 at the ysleta del sur pueblo judicial facility. and joing us now is: michele byington, a program attorney for texas law shield looking ahead to abc-7 at 5. the canutillo i-s-d

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