Episode #23 - The 2017 Texas Legislative Session

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In this Episode: I specific questions about the 2017 Texas Legislative Session

Show Topics:

  • In The Crosshairs:Did We Get Shut-Out By the Texas Legislature?
  • In the News: 1) The Executive Director of anti-gun Texas Gun Sense resigns; 2) NRA launches Carry Guard self-defense insurance and Carry Guard Training.
  • Guns & Gear: Reloading – What is realistic in terms of production rate?
  • Today’s Safety Tip: Don’t Let a Squib Load Ruin Your Gun or Your Day!
  • Q&A: 1) Is the “Fines for Signs” law being abused; 2) do you think “Constitutional Carry” will ever pass in Texas; 3) I don’t want to carry my handgun in my purse, but holsters put the grip in my ribs. What is the answer; 4) The LTC license fee goes down to $40 on 9/1/17. Can I take the LTC course before that and still get the lower fee?

Cited In This Episode

2017 Texas Legislative Bills passed:

  • SB16 – Lowers LTC fees
  • SB263 – Removed minimum caliber requirement for LTC Course
  • SB1566 – Guns in teachers’ cars
  • SB2065 - Volunteer church security personnel

Texas Penal Code provisions cited in episode:

Equipment referenced in episode:

Squib load and hang-fire videos:




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