Posted September 27, 2023 9:00 am by Comments

By Grace Stevens

In few places is the dominance of firearms more evident than in [New Braunfels] this Central Texas city of 105,000 about 35 miles northeast of San Antonio. New Braunfels was founded by German immigrants in 1845 at the confluence of the Comal and Guadalupe rivers. Settlers started a schuetzen verein, or shooting club, now among the oldest in the United States.
New Braunfels includes one of the top urban Zip codes in Texas for new handgun licenses per capita last year: About 213 per 10,000 people, according to state records; overall, the surrounding county had 155 permits issued per 10,000 people.
Continue reading WaPo Sends a Correspondent Deep Into the Heart of Central Texas to Report Back on its Strange, Mysterious Gun Culture at The Truth About Guns.

Source: The Truth About Guns

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