Helpful Handgun Carry Links

Click on links below to visit websites related to license to carry, concealed carry and license to carry holders. New content added regularly.

The best and most accurate information about licensed handgun carry in Texas is the Texas DPS website. There is a helpful FAQ page on their website.
Texas Department of Public Safety (LTC or CHL Division)

Gun Organizations:
National Rifle Association
Texas State Rifle Association
National Shooting Sports Foundation

US Concealed Carry Association

Texas Concealed Carry Laws Information:
Texas Law Shield Summary

Carrying Handguns in Other States:
Texas DPS Reciprocity Page – State by state handgun law database
It is your responsibility to know and follow the laws of the state and city you are visiting with your handgun. Be sure to also check official state sources of information about handgun laws. Laws are subject to change.

Project ChildSafe

Gun Forums:
Texas CHL Forum
Glock Talk

The High Road – Handgun
Texas Gun Talk
Smith & Wesson Forum
Beretta Forum

Handgun Manufacturers:
Sig Sauer
Smith & Wesson
Springfield Armory

Popular Holster Manufacturers:
Blade Tech
D. M. Bullard

Don Hume
Milt Sparks
Mitch Rosen
Old Faithful
Theis Holsters
Uncle Mike’s
White Hat (Arlington)

Gun Talk Radio and Podcast
Guns & Ammo Magazine and website
Handguns Magazine and website

Gun Ranges:
Parker County Sportman’s Club (Poolville)

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