Texas Bill Aims To Open Door For Guns At Work

Law360, New York (February 11, 2009, 12:00 AM ET) -- Thanks to a new piece of legislation in the Texas Legislature, that state could be the next to pass a law that would allow employees to bring their guns to work — or at least stow them in their vehicles in company parking lots.

State Sen. Glenn Hegar, R-Katy, proposed the bill Monday, noting that several other states, including Louisiana, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Florida and Georgia, have all recently enacted similar statutes.

Under the proposed law, employers would not be allowed to prohibit employees from keeping legally...
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