Episode #10 - Kids & Guns Don't Mix - Or Do They?

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Listen to Episode #10

 In this Episode:

  • In The Crosshairs: Kids & Guns Don’t Mix -Or Do They?
  • In The News: Guns In Texas Psychiatric Hospitals.
  • Q&A: 1) Do I need to take another class to carry openly; 2) Should I subscribe to a pre-paid legal program or get self-defense insurance?
  • History of Concealed-Carry in Texas: Another installment of the History of concealed-carry in Texas. The 2013 Texas Legislative Session

In The Crosshairs:

In this episode I discuss the issue of whether, when and how kids sould have supervised access to firearms. 

In the News:

Texas’ government-owned psychiatric hospitals cannot ban handgun possession by persons holding a Texas License to Carry a Handgun;

Information cited in this episodes' In the News:

History of CHL/LTC in Texas:

In addition to other pro-gun bills, the 2013 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 - 2013 Tex. Leg. Session:

  • HB48 – By Dan Flynn repealing the requirement to take a renewal course to renew a CHL;
  • HB698 by Drew Sprinter providing an alternative to digital fingerprinting for people living in very small counties;
  • HB3142 by Cecil Bell, Jr. removing the revolver v. semi-auto distinction.
  • SB299 by Craig Estes that 1) clarified the offense of a CHL failing to conceal their handgun; and 2) legislatively overruling a horrible Dallas Court of Appeals case in McDermott v. State;
  • SB864 – By Dan Flynn reducing the initial CHL class from a minimum of 10 hours to 4 hours, exclusive of range time;
  • SB1907 by Glenn Hegar that extended to so-called Employer Parking Lot law to all colleges and universities for students who have a CHL. (Applies to both public and private schools.);


  • Do I need to take another class to carry openly;
  • Why are there no ads on the TexasCHLforum.com;
  • Should I subscribe to a pre-paid legal program or get self-defense insurance?

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