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NRA celebrates 'highly successful' year in Texas as new gun bills signed into law

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

It will soon be easier to carry guns in Texas churches, schools, apartment buildings and disaster zones.

Sunday was the deadline for Gov. Greg Abbott to approve or veto bills passed during the 2019 meeting of the Texas Legislature, which wrapped up late last month. An effort to do away with the state's gun licensing rules failed to reach his desk, but Abbott signed several bills that will further loosen Texas' permissive gun laws.

Pro-gun groups like the National Rifle Association said the session was very successful.

Read the complete article: DallasNews

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