Episode #9 - Law to Make Government Officials Abide by the Law

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Listen to Episode #9


 In this Episode:

  • In the Crosshairs:  A Law to Make Gov. Officials Abide by the Law;
  • Your NRA:  Attempt to repeal the federal Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act;
  • Q&A:  Time to process LTC applications; Minimum age to take LTC course; Women, guns & purses;
  • Another installment of The History of Concealed-Carry in Texas focusing on 2011 legislative session.

In The Crosshairs:

In this episode I discuss the SB273 by Sen. Campbell that passed in the 2015 Texas Legislative Session creating large daily fines for dishonest local officials.

Information cited in this episodes' In the Crosshairs:

In the News:

History of CHL/LTC in Texas:

In addition to other pro-gun bills, the 2011 Texas Legislative Session saw the passage of three bills that directly benefit Texas Concealed Handgun Licensees! They were:

Concealed-Carry Bills & Documents Cited in this Episode's History of CHL in Texas:

  • HB 25 - Allows the possession of handguns in a personal watercraft without a license;
  • HB 2560 - Protects the rights of foster parents who have a license to carry a handgun.

Honorable Mention:  SB321 by Sen. Hegar - Employer Parking Lot Bill; SB766 by Sen. Estes - Texas sport shooting range protection bill


  • Why is DPS taking so long to process applications for a License to Carry a Handgun?
  • Why do you harp on women not carrying their handguns in their purses?
  • Can my 20 year old take the LTC Class prior to his 21st birthday?

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  • The PSC Women’s Program at PSC Shooting Club May 14th at 8:30;
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