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Houston 5th Ward

Houston 5th Ward

Open Carry Texas

Open Carry Texas

Temple, TX --( Open Carry Texas is dedicated to the safe and legal carry of firearms.

We believe that the Second Amendment is color blind and that everyone should be allowed to exercise this fundamental right without fear of retribution, harassment, or threats of violence.

Since the joint meeting in 5th Ward on Wednesday, several members of the community have reached out  to us with a heartfelt desire to work together to make a 5th Ward event possible.

It became obvious over the past few days that certain individuals in the area were intentionally pitting us against the community.  After numerous phone calls and exchanges of emails with community leaders, the OCT board voted unanimously to postpone the event for a future date in order to give OCT and 5th Ward leadership an opportunity to overcome the controversy associated with this event.

“Our goal has always been to hold this demonstration with 5th Ward, not just in the 5th Ward” said OCT President CJ Grisham. “We have an opportunity to correct all the lies, miscommunication, and vitriol associated with this event and express our true intent. I’m more than happy to push this event back to make that happen.”

Open Carry Texas’ mission to educate the public about the need for lawful open carry will continue throughout the state. We will always face opposition to our goals and efforts, but we never stop finding ways to ensure our efforts are understood by those with whom our members come in contact.

We look forward to holding a peaceful demonstration with the historic 5th Ward in the near future. We will work with residents and leaders to pick a date that is conducive to a peaceful, friendly event. No new date has been chosen for the event at this time.

For more information, contact Houston Chapter Leader Mr. David Amad at or Mr. CJ Grisham at

About Open Carry Texas: Our purpose is to 1) educate all Texans about their right to openly carry rifles and shotguns in a safe manner; 2) to condition Texans to feel safe around law-abiding citizens that choose to carry them; 3) encourage our elected officials to pass less restrictive open carry legislation for all firearms, especially pistols; and (4) foster a cooperative relationship with local law enforcement in the furtherance of these goals with an eye towards preventing negative encounters. Visit:

  • One User comment to “Open Carry Texas Postpones 5th Ward Firearms Carry Event”

    1. Why in the hell would they want to have that in a black infested,drug dealing, area full of criminal scum ? Hell the africans in that area can’t open carry,concealed carry,anykind of carry anyways.The best thing they could had done is cancel !

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