Texans Could Carry Handguns Without a Permit Under Bill Headed to Gov. Greg Abbott’s Desk

A man with a holstered handgun visits the Texas Capitol. Credit: Jordan Vonderhaar for The Texas Tribune

A measure long sought by conservative activists allowing Texans to carry handguns without a license is on the cusp of becoming law after the Texas Senate approved a compromise on the bill Monday, sending it to Gov. Greg Abbott. Abbott has said he would sign the permitless carry proposal into law. “We ...

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