Texas Department of Public Safety Links
Handgun Licensing Section
- Website: https://www.dps.texas.gov/.
- Contact via email: https://www.dps.texas.gov/rsd/contact/ltc.aspx.
- Snail mail:
Texas Department of Public Safety
Handgun Licensing – MSC 0245
P.O. Box 4087
Austin, Texas 78773-0001
- Telephone: (512) 424-7293.
- The 2015-2016 Law Book is available at http://www.dps.texas.gov/InternetForms/Forms/LTC-16.pdf.
Firearm Use & Self-Defense Links
- Guide to Basic Gun Safety by Alarms.org
- Gun Goals. A Blog for Gun Enthusiasts covering different topics based on shooting and gun safety.
- Cornered Cat: As in “Fight like a…” Particularly for women, but good for men too. Start with Dying of Embarrassment. Blog.
- Massad Ayoob, Wrote the book on self-protection.
- AWARE (Arming Women Against Rape and Endangerment). They offer a short Self-Protection Quiz and a Stalking Quiz.
- A Human Right. The Second Amendment through the camera of someone who grew up in Russia. Blog.
- A Self-Defense Guide for Senior Citizens by Ammo.com.
- A Woman’s Self-Defense Guide to Concealed Carry (CCW) by Ammo.com.
- How to Buy a Holster for Your Application, a comprehensive guide. Suggested by Laura.
- Are you ready to carry a concealed handgun in Texas? Take Larry Arnold’s CHL Quiz.
- 17 Reasons To Own a Gun and Holster in 2017. If you are on the fence about whether you should own a gun and a holster, here are 17 reasons why you should.
- TSRA-PAC: Texas news and email alerts. Sign up.
- Texas Concealed Handgun Association: License to Carry resources for Texas. Sign up to become a member.
- NRA-ILA: National news and email alerts. Sign up.
- Keep and Bear Arms.com: Daily updates with links.
- Texas3006.com: What locations are posting anti-LTC 30.06/30.07 signs? Where can you report a 30.06/30.07 sign you’ve noticed?
- CountyOffice.org: Your quick reference guide for accurate, up-to-date information about all government offices, including state offices, and public records sources in your local area.
- Federal legislation: https://www.congress.gov/.
- Texas State Legislation: http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/.
- The Government Printing Office website at http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/aces/aaces002.html provides access to federal agency regulations and other publications.
- How do your legislators vote? Visit Project Vote Smart.
- Legal Match: All about the legal right to bear arms
Finding Your Representatives
- Navigating the Election Process for Students and First Time Voters – https://www.
accreditedschoolsonline.org/ resources/students-and-first- time-voters/
- College Voting Prep Guide – https://www.
affordablecollegesonline.org/ college-resource-center/ student-voting-guide/
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