Gun rights activists' latest strategy: Armed demonstrations

Apr 25, 2014

When advocates for tighter restrictions on guns rallied last week in Austin City Hall, a small group of opponents staged a counter-rally outside, carrying firearms and waving a flag emblazoned with an assault rifle and the caption “Come and Take It.”

Texas gun rights advocates, like their counterparts who argue for gun control, have been increasingly active in the wake of recent mass shootings, organizing hundreds of grassroots demonstrations across the state. Their effort includes a simple strategy: a public display of their weapons — sometimes in front of their opponents.

Gun Show at Local Museum

Feb 13, 2012

Collectors of military memorabilia and firearms enthusiasts will be able to find what they are looking for in Greenville later this month.

Businessman Arrested for Buying Guns

Dec 30, 2011

A McAllen businessman convicted of arranging for others to purchase assault rifles for him from gun stores has been sentenced to a 10-year prison term.