Penalties for Carrying a Firearm Inside a Texas Airport

August 10th, 2018 by Tad Nelson in Firearms

Residents of Texas take their Second Amendment rights very seriously, but they also recognize that these rights come with responsibility. It is important to maintain the proper license and know the laws that place limitations on possession. One key location designated as “off limits” for concealed or open carry is the airport. Still, many otherwise […]

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Surprise: Weapons Charges in a Gun-Friendly State

October 17th, 2016 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense, Firearms, Houston Criminal Cases

Texas has long had a reputation as a gun-friendly state. But that does not mean there is an absence of firearms laws. While Texas respects every citizen’s right to keep and bear arms, there are certain limits you need to be aware of in order to avoid possible felony weapons charges. The Right to Keep […]

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Texas Gun Laws: What You Should Know

March 29th, 2016 by Tad Nelson in Firearms

As of January 1 of this year, holders of Texas concealed handgun licenses may now “open carry” their firearms in most public places. Although “concealed carry” has been legal for decades in Texas, last year the state legislature voted to eliminate the concealed-vs.-open distinction. The amended law does not, however, alter the eligibility requirements for obtaining […]

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