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Texas House Votes to Allow Texas People to Carry Handguns Without License or Training

You may need a license right away to drive and vote in Texas, but don’t carry a pistol in public. After years of unsuccessful attempts by gun advocates, the Texas House on Thursday granted a $ 40 license for most pistol owners to publicly hide or carry their guns in public. First approval was given to a bill that would withdraw the state’s requirement to obtain it. Currently, Texans 21+ with no criminal record can be licensed to carry a pistol if they have completed the training requirements, are drug addicted, and can make the right decisions regarding the proper use and storage of pistols. “Austin American-Stateman explains. The bill will withdraw license requirements, but federal background checks will continue for most pistol purchases, except for the sale of civilian and firearm swatches. It passed 84-56 primarily along the line of the party. Five Democrats voted in favor and one Republican voted against. The bill requires another vote in the House of Representatives. There is an uncertain future in the state legislature. El Paso’s delegation led a failure to oppose the bill, HR1927, a number after gunmen killed 23 people in Walmart in 2019. A week later, seven gunfires broke out in the Midland Odessa. There were many promises — and I had hope, even though the members knew the political reality, I had hope. Was, “said state legislator Joe Moody (D). “I’m very tired of doing nothing,” he added. “I’m very tired of catering to a very small number of very noisy people whose thoughts about guns are shrouded in unfounded horror and strange conspiracy theories.” Carry without permission. Is backed by the Texas Republican Party and the National Rifle Association. It is opposed by law enforcement groups, firearm trainers, and groups of clergy and veterans. During the five-hour debate break, a group of gun control advocates sang “Amazing Grace” in the gallery before being accompanied by law enforcement agencies. More Stories from theweek.com Five very funny cartoons about Biden’s infrastructure plans After Democratic criticism, the Biden administration raises refugee caps Biden breaks refugee politics