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Making sense of Texas gun signs

Making sense of Texas gun signs

| January 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

New Texas gun laws went into effect on January 1, 2016.  Before, Texans with handgun permits were required to keep their weapons concealed. The open carry law gives Texans the option to carry their handguns openly, as well as concealed. Under the new law, Texans with handgun permits can be armed in most places open […]

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Texas signage prohibiting firearms draws controversy

Texas signage prohibiting firearms draws controversy

| January 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

A new Texas law permitting gun owners to carry unconcealed weapons in public went into effect on New Year’s Day 2016. Starting this year, owners of private businesses who wish to prohibit weapons on site may do so via posted signage, but regulations on the signage has already caused more than a few headaches. According to Texas […]

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St. Petersburg, Florida may allow electric fences

St. Petersburg, Florida may allow electric fences

| July 22, 2014

The city council in St. Petersburg, Florida was divided over whether it is okay to install electrified fences around properties in the city to safeguard them against vandalism. Some say, if used in conjunction with other measures, electrified fences are a good deterrent, while others are concerned by the threat they may pose to passersby. […]

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