Texas lawmakers on Friday approved carrying handguns openly on the streets of the nation's second most-populous state, sending the bill to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, who immediately promised to sign it and reverse a ban dating to the post-Civil War era. Link
Ya know, the image of the Wild West is one of lawlessness and violence. Modeling your 21st century state after that is, oh, I don't know, really, really stupid? And this is a week after nine people were killed in a huge biker shootout.
Who wants to live like that?