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New Texas Law Allows Open Carrying of Guns

At the start of the new year, a law took effect in Texas that allows a gun owner with a concealed-weapon license to openly carry a handgun in a holster in public. Some stores and restaurants are exercising their right to ban guns on their property, but at least one Houston-area business owner is encouraging customers to pack heat. Customers come to Brooks’ Place for the smoked brisket, but they pay 10 percent less if they bring a gun. Owner Trent Brooks believes law-abiding gun owners...

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