Texas Guns
10:18 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Gun rights activists' latest strategy: Armed demonstrations

Recently, gun rights activists have been organizing gun demonstrations to publicly display their weapons across the state of Texas.

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.

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Community Event
5:00 am
Mon February 13, 2012

Gun Show at Local Museum

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

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State News
5:00 am
Fri December 30, 2011

Businessman Arrested for Buying Guns

Seal of the USDC of Southern Texas

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.

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