Saturday, May 22, 2010

This is Texas


Because this is Texas.

You big silly.

Security doesn't ban guns in Capitol
By R.G. Ratcliffe - Houston Chronicle 

AUSTIN — Tourists entering the Capitol on Friday — the first day of new security measures — thought metal detectors were a good idea until they found out people with concealed handgun permits aren't required to surrender their firearms at the door.

“It's OK. Keep the senators and the people working here safe,” Angel Descomps, 23, of Monterrey, Mexico, said moments after he passed through a metal detector.

But when he learned that people with licenses still can carry guns in the building, he said: “What's the point? So, why are you putting up metal detectors?”

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