Spears, knives and swords to be allowed in public places across Texas in September

Knives will be allowed in most public places come Sept. 1 now that Gov. Abbott has signed House Bill 1935. Currently, carrying certain weapons is illegal, including Bowie knives, double-edged knives, push daggers and blades longer than five and a half inches. Under the new law, all knives, swords and even spears are allowed in public places like parks, malls and restaurants. Some locations are still off limits, including bars that make most of their money on alcohol. People also can’t carry at sporting events, jails, hospitals, amusement parks and…

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