The gun debate continues

The gun debate continues

<p>As more so-called constitutional carry laws like House Bill 1911, named for the Colt model 1911 pistol, make their way across the country, it’s causing a divide among gun owners. (ABC 7 Amarillo-Dalton Williams){/p} AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — As more so-called constitutional carry laws like House Bill 1911, named for the Colt model 1911 pistol, make their way across the country, it’s causing a divide among gun owners. Some, including many Texas police chiefs, are opposed to the bill and some, like the President of Take Aim Shooting Complex Steve Mondini, are in favor of it. "The Second Amendment clearly says that we have the right to bear arms," Modini said. "There’s license to carry, things like that. I do think it’s a good thing, but I also believe that everyone still has a right to bear arms." HB 1911 would make Texas’ License to Carry program optional and allow many individuals to carry handguns in public without a license, background check, safety training. But whereas Mondini believes in the right for everyone to carry, he still wants the public to be smart and go through training, so they know how to properly use their weapon. "Stay with the program, if you’re going to carry, be responsible, train and educate yourself with a gun. They need to get familiar with their guns just in case the time comes when they need to use it," said Mondini. "And they’re comfortable with it and they’re accurate and they need to do […]

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