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Campus carry has been bouncing in and out of our Texas legislature for about a decade now. Last time, it was defeated by a TAMU official who reached out to some of the Texas legislators, and informed them that if campus carry passed, they could forget all about their free season box tickets for A&M football. It will be interesting to see if that unethical and illegal tactic will be successfully used again this session. Here's some information on that from the NRA: Senate Bill 11, sponsored Read more [...]
I have returned from my out-of-state contract. I'm happy to announce that I made the two-day trip back home without rearranging any sheet metal or breaking any glass. I did have one minor mishap: I overfilled my truck bed to the point that the latches on my tonneau cover failed on the first day. I made the 2nd half of the trip with a heavy-duty bungee holding the lid most of the way done. Fortunately, the rain stopped after the first day. I'm still recovering from the move and the fact that I've Read more [...]
I have accepted a full-time contract which precludes me from holding any more CHL classes for the rest of 2014. My brother, Thomas Harkness, is actively holding CHL and NRA classes in East Texas. Read more [...]