Texans 18 And Over Can Carry A Gun After Dropped Appeal
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- People ages 18 and up can carry handguns in Texas after the state dropped an appeal of a federal court ruling that a Texas law prohibiting people aged 18–20 from carrying a handgun outside the home was unconstitutional.
- Texas asked to withdraw the appeal on Dec. 20, according to court records, after initially filing a notice to appeal in September.
- Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw, who asked the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to withdraw, did not say why the state backed out.
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