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Texas Legislature 2021

Bill allowing permitless carrying of handguns advances to Texas Senate floor, where its fate remains uncertain

The bill would nix the requirement for most Texas residents to obtain a license to carry handguns. Texans would also no longer be required to receive training before carrying a handgun in public.

A M&P Shield handgun, small enough to be ideal for conceal carry, in Austin on April 23, 2021.

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