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Does Texas Law Allow Shooting Trespassers?

Texas is one of the states that observe a legal principle referred to as the Castle Doctrine, which is often conflated with the “stand your ground” defense found in other jurisdictions. The Castle Doctrine was infamously mentioned during the trial of Amber Guyger, a former Dallas police officer who shot Botham Jean in his own apartment in 2019. Guyger’s argument was based on the premise …

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Do You Need to Tell a Police Officer if There’s a Gun in Your Car in Texas?

If you’re a law-abiding citizen, you appreciate the value of honesty. However, if you’re carrying a concealed firearm and are pulled over for a casual traffic stop or minor violation, you might have second thoughts about telling the police officer you’re carrying a firearm. You may have many reasons for being reluctant to disclose this information, such as not wanting to make a big deal …

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Should I Use a Holster to Conceal Carry My Gun?

Conceal carrying, unlike open carry, allows you to protect yourself without alarming people around you. There are many methods people use to carry their firearms discreetly. People conceal carry using bags, purses, clothes, pockets, and holsters. A holster is specifically designed to hold your gun. The gun safety experts from Online Texas LTC, your premier choice for Texas LTC online training, discuss the many benefits …

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Are Firearms Effective Tools for Defending Yourself?

Gun ownership is as American as apple pie. In the right hands, guns are effective tools for personal protection. History is full of examples of law-abiding gun owners defending themselves and their families during home invasions and other emergencies. With the appropriate training and responsible use, owning a gun is an enormous asset in terms of safeguarding your liberty, safety, and property. Here are some …

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5 Main Reasons Why More Females Are Carrying Guns

Firearm safety is something every woman should be concerned about. Choosing to carry a gun comes with a responsibility to be educated and practiced. Women all over the U.S. are choosing to buy and carry firearms for various reasons. Here are the top five, brought to you by the firearms education pros at Online Texas LTC, a premier provider of online LTC classes. 1. Safety …

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Texas Concealed Carry – Everything You Need to Know

Everything about the Texas License to Carry in one place! Navigating all the rules, regulations and laws in Texas for concealed carry and open carry is not easy. Even the license itself to carry a pistol has been called multiple names over the years. We will try and break down exactly what is needed and what everything means in this article. The following topics will …

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Concealed Carry and Law Enforcement

“As a cop, how do you feel about other people carrying guns?” This question is asked with the expectation that responses will be negative, thinking that officers don’t want other people carrying guns. This question is often asked of law enforcement. Many people make the assumption that police do not want people carrying guns and would prefer them not to get a concealed carry license, …

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License to Carry 2019 Legislative Updates

Starting September 1st, 2019, new laws impacting Texas License to Carry holders went into affect. This was the 86th Texas Legislative Session. It is every LTC holders responsibility to stay up to date on new laws that are passed. All of the new laws passed this legislative session seem to benefit LTC holders. Nothing is drastically different, but they add some needed clarity and defense …

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The Best Pistol for Concealed Carry With Your LTC

Whether you are an experienced shooter, avid gun collector, or new to it all, there is often one question that is difficult to answer; “what gun should I buy?” This is especially difficult when considering which pistol is “best” for concealed carry. When this question is asked, the person usually wants a straight forward answer for a specific firearm make and model to buy. But …

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About The Online License To Carry Class

It is now easier than ever to get your License to Carry a A Handgun (formerly known as Concealed Handgun License) in Texas! Just watch the videos online from anywhere and on any computer, smartphone or tablet. At only 4 hours long, this easy online Texas LTC/CHL class can be completed in no time.  Watch as little or as much of the online LTC class at a …

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