FILE -- In this July 14, 2017 photo taken at the Massachusetts Historical Society in Boston, the sword that belonged to Col. Robert Gould Shaw, the commanding officer of the first all-black regiment raised in the North during the Civil War is seen. Texas on Friday legalized the open carrying of blades longer than 5.5 inches, including swords.
FILE -- In this July 14, 2017 photo taken at the Massachusetts Historical Society in Boston, the sword that belonged to Col. Robert Gould Shaw, the commanding officer of the first all-black regiment raised in the North during the Civil War is seen. Texas on Friday legalized the open carrying of blades longer than 5.5 inches, including swords. Elise Amendola AP
FILE -- In this July 14, 2017 photo taken at the Massachusetts Historical Society in Boston, the sword that belonged to Col. Robert Gould Shaw, the commanding officer of the first all-black regiment raised in the North during the Civil War is seen. Texas on Friday legalized the open carrying of blades longer than 5.5 inches, including swords. Elise Amendola AP

‘Come at thee’: Texas is now an open carry state – for swords

September 02, 2017 06:33 PM

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