Texas House Loosens Airport Laws For Gun Owners

A bill that passed the Texas House of Representatives last Thursday would potentially forgive concealed handgun holders if they accidentally try to go through airport security with their handgun.

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We all make mistakes, right? For many concealed carry permit holders, NOT having a handgun is unnatural. As you can imagine, such a combination is potentially disastrous for someone who is trying to board a plane, as it is a felony in Texas to attempt to carry a firearm through airport security – even if it wasn’t on purpose.

Republican Rep. Drew Springer’s bill would protect permit holders from being arrested if they are caught in security with a firearm and immediately leave the area.

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