Sunday, January 3, 2016

'No open carry' signs are likely to trigger next Texas gun debate

Source: Dallas Morning News

Business owners who want patrons to leave their weapons behind will have to post one new large sign and revise one they already have.

... regardless of what signs they post, will still be able to orally tell gun carriers they are not welcome. Sign specifications

Requirements for the signs that businesses must post if they want to bar the open carrying of handguns:

Must appear in contrasting colors with block letters at least one inch in height.

— Must be in both English and Spanish.

— Must be displayed in a “conspicuous manner” at the property’s entrance.

— Must say: “Pursuant to Section 30.07, Penal Code (trespass by license holder with an openly carried handgun), a person licensed under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code (handgun licensing law), may not enter this property with a handgun that is carried openly.

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