House to Vote on HB 135 March 20

Please call or write your State Reps (if you have not already done so) to urge them to OPPOSE HB 135. HB 135 is a bill that eliminates the 2011 provision allowing a person to use deadly force anywhere he or she has a right to be, (negatively) amends the definition of...

Upcoming Hearings (HB 290, HB 609, HB 451, HB 396)

Upcoming hearings on guns: All hearings are before the House CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY Committee, in Representatives Hall. 10:00 AM – HB 290-FN, prohibiting unlicensed persons from openly carrying a pistol or revolver in a public building. 11:00 AM...

Repeal Overreaching Gun Law (HB 451)

A public hearing will be held on HB 451, repealing the license requirement for carrying a concealed pistol or revolver on February 21, 2013 at 1:00 PM in Representatives Hall, Legislative Office Building, 33 North State Street, Concord. Read the text of HB 451 and...

Open Carry Would be Made a Felony (HB 290)

HB 290 will have a hearing on Thursday, February 21 at 10:00 AM in Representatives Hall. HB 290 makes it a FELONY for open carry in public buildings. It prohibits a person who is not licensed to carry a pistol or revolver from openly carrying a pistol or revolver in a...

WMUR Falsely Reports on Gun Control Bills

WMUR has posted an article that falsely reports “There are no gun-control bills up for consideration in Concord. Lawmakers could decide to file some next year.” There are in fact, two gun control bills that have been filed. They are… HB 290 –...

Sheriffs Speak Back

by Ed Naile, Chair And Executive Order from a Sheriff In light of recent events I feel I need to make a public statement of my views on this subject. As the Sheriff of Collin County, Texas, I have for the past 28 years served to protect and keep safe all citizens of...