GOP Push to Loosen Gun Laws May Rankle Law Enforcement

“Come and Take It San Antonio!” gun rights rally at The Alamo, San Antonio, Oct. 19, 2013.
“Come and Take It San Antonio!” gun rights rally at The Alamo, San Antonio, Oct. 19, 2013.

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Top GOP candidates in Texas have been burnishing their Second Amendment credentials by expressing support for looser gun laws, like the ability to carry firearms openly. But Republicans' efforts could put them at odds with law enforcement groups.

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