TITLE

Will Texas' New Open Carry Protect Black People?

AUTHOR(S)
Boney, Jeffrey L.
PUB. DATE
January 2016
SOURCE
Skanner (Seattle, WA & Portland, OR Combined Edition);1/6/2016, Vol. 38 Issue 14, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on the whether the new law under which handgun is allowed to be carried in the Lone Star State for individuals who holds a Texas Concealed Handgun License (CHL), applies to African Americans also in Texas. He opines that Black people have faced a tremendous element of risk while dealing with law enforcement in the nation.
ACCESSION #
112731835

 

Related Articles

  • An Analysis of Act 283: Alabamas New Gun Legislation. Dettling, Aaron L. // Alabama Lawyer;Sep2013, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p304 

    The article offers information on the Act 283, which is also known as the Alabama Gun Act of 2013 and restricts any person from carrying a pistol secretly. It discusses the provisions of the Act including the standards for getting a pistol licences or ownership of firearms, workplace...

  • NRA Loses Gun-Law Appeals. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;2/25/2014, pA01 

    10 The Supreme Court declined to review a Texas law banning nearly every 18-to-20-year-old from getting handgun permits. The NRA also wanted a review of a federal law restricting licensed firearms dealers from selling handguns to people under 21. The court didn't comment on the denied appeals.

  • EXERCISING THE RIGHT. Krey, Patrick // New American (08856540);2/20/2012, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p40 

    The article offers U.S. news briefs related to the right of the people to keep and bear arms as of February 2012. A man shot a burglar who was about to break into his home in Tulare County, California and held him at gunpoint until police officers arrived. A burglary suspect was treated for a...

  • Best of OL's Blogs.  // Outdoor Life;Feb2009, Vol. 216 Issue 2, p8 

    Several blogs including the one about trusting politicians, another on banning of the guns, and one on the Second Amendment rights of gun owners in the U.S. are discussed.

  • Politicians could find common ground to advance gun safety. Sanetti, Steve; Canterbury, Chuck // Hill;7/ 3/2013, Vol. 20 Issue 80, p15 

    The author discusses the factors that can be used by politicians in the U.S. to advance gun safety regulations in the country.

  • GUN VIOLENCE BY THE NUMBERS.  // Greenwich Magazine;Aug2014, Vol. 67 Issue 8, p26 

    Statistics are presented related to gun violence in the U.S. including number of laws that have been relaxed to existing gun legislation, number of Americans who thought owning a gun as important than controlling gun ownership and number of gun related deaths in the U.S. in 2011.

  • Over a Barrel. Moorhouse, Barney // Ontario Out of Doors;Fall2009, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p16 

    The article reports that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police has sent registration revocation notices to some owners of Remington 870 pump-shotguns stating their guns had been reclassified from non-restricted to prohibited. It informs that several years ago Quebec police services armourer...

  • Best Practices for Valuing Firearms and Ammo. Horlbogen, Chad // Claims;Dec2014, Vol. 62 Issue 12, pS4 

    The article examines the implication of gun ownership for the U.S. insurance industry. Topics discussed include the frequency of gun-related insurance claims, the states with the most lenient gun ownership rules and safety guidelines that gun owners should be aware of. Also discussed are the...

  • Illinois gun-info debate grows, legislation stalls.  // Chicago Citizen - South Suburban Edition;3/9/2011, Vol. 30 Issue 18, p11 

    The article discusses the concern among gun owners in Springfield, Illinois over the plan of the city government to withhold the release of names of those authorized to bear guns in Illinois, wherein gun advocates have petitioned Attorney General Lisa Madigan to overthrow the decree.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics