People also can’t openly carry at schools, hospitals, nursing homes, sporting events or airport security checkpoints.
At the State Capitol in Austin on New Years Day, advocates held a celebratory “Uncovering Day.”
“Today is a very historic day for Texas,” Open Carry Texas founder C.J.Grisham told the crowd. “We didn’t stop and you didn’t stop. We proved the sight of a firearm is not something to fear.”