Clemency sought for schizophrenic man set for execution
A perilous stretch
LMTonline.com / Sun, 23 Nov 2014 04:07:02 -0600
REYNOSA, Mexico — Juan Marcos Guardado Salinas ran his thumb across the scars on his scalp, a painful reminder of beatings suffered as prisoner to the ruthless Gulf Cartel, he said.
Abbott pushes for open carry law
amarillo.com / Sun, 23 Nov 2014 01:47:29 +0000
AUSTIN — On the eve of the Nov. 4 election, Gov.-elect Greg Abbott said in a statewide teleconference that he would sign an open carry bill if it hit his new desk.
Then, the morning after his landslide victory over Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis of Fort Worth, Abbott reaffirmed his support for legislation that would allow lawful gun owners to carry their firearms in full view.
“Texas, as I understand, is one of only about seven or so states in the United States of America that does not have open carry,” Abbott said in his first news conference as
Rio Grande Valley