POSTED: Sunday, December 2, 2012 - 12:01am
UPDATED: Saturday, December 8, 2012 - 8:47pm
A sophomore Texarkana state representative caused a stir this week when he announced he would once again push for an open carry gun law when the legislative session convenes in January.
Rep. George Lavender hopes to spearhead legislation that would allow residents who have been approved for concealed-weapon carrying to carry holstered pistols in the open.
He was behind similar legislation that was not passed in the 2011 legislative session.
Texas is one of six states that forbids open carry in all forms.
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