Hundreds of gun rights and gun-control advocates descended on Virginia’s state Capitol on Monday, rallying in below-freezing temperatures and buttonholing lawmakers to press an old cause with new fervor.

Open carry seems to be going off without a bang in Texas.
Law enforcers statewide had anticipated being overwhelmed by 911 calls from Texans reporting others openly carrying holstered handguns, but the phone lines haven’t been even close to slightly busy.