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New Texas Gun Laws & Religious Properties

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Joshua Houston
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Beginning January 1, 2016, concealed handgun license holders will be allowed to openly carry handguns into houses of worship. Although “concealed carry” has been Texas law for 20 years, visible handguns may alarm parishioners and prompt conversation.

Texas Impact General Counsel Joshua Houston first presented "New Texas Gun Laws &  Religious Properties" in Austin on October 17, 2015.