Texas will be the next open carry state if Representative George Lavender has anything to say about it. The Texarkana Republican says he will push for a bill in the upcoming 2013 session.
Under the bill proposed by Rep. Lavender, those holding a concealed carry permit would no longer be prohibited from carrying their firearm openly. This mimics the successful open carry bill in neighboring Oklahoma which passed in 2012.
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