Here’s another reason why Texas is awesome. Take that, gun grabbers.
AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas House of Representatives has given final passage to the bill that would allow holders of Concealed Handgun Licenses (CHL) to openly carry their handgun. The vote passed third reading by a vote of 101-42.
Normally the third reading on a bill goes without fanfare. That was not the case with this bill, HB 910. Once again, Democrat legislators tried to add contentious amendments that would restrict the rights of citizens.
Representative Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas) introduced an amendment to allow cities with over 750,000 in population to call for an election allowing residents of the city to vote on opting out of the right to open carry in that city. The motion was tabled by a vote of 97-45. Representative Jason Villalba (R-Dallas) joined with Democrats in voting against the motion to table. He gleefully told Anchia, “It was the right thing to do” in voting against the motion.
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