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"Open carry" is now the law in Texas. Gun owners who complete special training and get a permit can carry guns into stores, college campuses and restaurants.

Texas is a state which reveres its past. Few Texans are aware that back in the old days, cowboys were required to check their weapons with the local marshal or sheriff when entering frontier cow towns. The law broached no tolerance for gunplay or showdowns later immortalized in Hollywood westerns.