Open Carry Texas (OCT) is an organization dedicated to the safe and legal carry of firearms openly in the State of Texas in accordance with the United States and Texas Constitutions and applicable laws.
1) To 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.
(4) Foster a cooperative relationship with local law enforcement
in the furtherance of these goals with an eyetowards
preventing negative encounters.