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Instructor Certificate Expired

I finally got a response from DPS on my certificate renewal application. They said that they never got the range test form that I submitted to their site twice and emailed them twice. I emailed it again. While I was … Continue reading

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CHL Classes in 2014?

There have been over 50 different changes in CHL law effective September first of this year, and that required a substantial re-vamping of the CHL program. For starters, the classroom portion is now a minimum of 4 hours (not including break time, so the real minimum is about 4.5 hours). That alone required a complete re-write of the course curriculum. Continue reading

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Looks Like Campus Carry Won’t Make it This Year

John Whitmire (D-Houston), the chair of the Criminal Justice committee, has decided he will not allow SB 182 to be considered at this time, using the lamest excuse I’ve seen in a while, even from a Democrat. He cited the recent mass shooting incidents in Connecticut and Colorado as the reasoning for this decision, something the majority of Texas Senators would consider a good reason for passage of the bill. Continue reading

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Changes in the CHL Program?

Texas Senate Bill 864 was approved by the Senate Criminal Justice Committee, and the Senate may vote on it in the next few days. I got some questions about this from folks who thought this change was already law. Continue reading

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Special NRA Basic Pistol Class in East Texas

My brother Tom and I will be holding a special NRA Basic Pistol class at his ranch in East Texas, near Pittsburg, TX, about 2.5 hours’ drive from the DFW area. Continue reading

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