AG Paxton: Travis County District Court Should Require the City of Austin to Comply with Texas’ Open Carry Law

AG Paxton: Travis County District Court Should Require the City of Austin to Comply with Texas’ Open Carry Law

AUSTIN – During a trial this week, lawyers from Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office asked a Travis County district court to require the city of Austin to allow residents to lawfully carry firearms in City Hall, as the state’s open carry law requires it to do. “The city of Austin cannot defy Texas’ licensed carry laws, or any state law enacted by the Texas Legislature, simply because it disagrees with the law or feels like […]