Fact-check: Can Texans 'too dangerous to carry a loaded gun in public' now carry?

Posted on AllSides July 15th, 2022
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Beto O'Rourke: "38,000 Texans had their license to carry denied, revoked, or suspended over the last five years because law enforcement deemed them too dangerous to carry a loaded gun in public. But thanks to Greg Abbott's new law, they don't need a license to carry anymore."

PolitiFact Texas ruling: Mostly False

Here's why: Many Texas officials were present as Gov. Greg Abbott held a May 25 news conference one day after a shooter killed two teachers and 19 children at an elementary school in Uvalde. Democraticgubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke rose from the audience and approached...

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https://www.statesman.com/story/news/politics/politifact/2022/07/12/fact-check-texans-ineligible-license-allowed-carry-guns/7455971001/

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