Second Amendment

A bill lifting some of the state's restrictions on handguns cleared the Texas Senate along a party line vote of 20 to 11 Monday. Senate Bill 17, from state Sen. Craig Estes, R-Wichita Falls, would allow concealed weapons...
Today, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (BATFE) announced the agency will not proceed with a proposed rule to ban a popular form of rifle ammunition.
Two values important to every American are security here at home and freedom to live our lives without government interference. Even though the new American Congress has only begun its work we are faced with major threats to...
Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick referred the Campus Carry Bill to the Senate State Affairs Committee on Wednesday. The move comes one day following what has been seen by some as a contradictory statement about open...
On January 8, 1790, President George Washington delivered the first State of the Union address. In the 225 years since his address, the American Republic that the Founders left us has largely disappeared. There is very...
Below is a list of funding and language that I helped ensure were included in the FY15 omnibus appropriations bill. These items address important national and conservative priorities.
Note: Americas Majority Foundation, an organization that I work with, held several polls over the past three months, including post-election polls. In August, the foundation polled 1100 Hispanics, and in a national post-...
I find it interesting that so many of our legislators today support the idea of arming and training Syrian Rebels -  many of whom are the same people who support more gun control laws here at home.Arming and training foreign...
The anti-gun movement wasted no time exploiting the tragic situation in Arizona that caused the shooting death of a firearms instructor by a 9 year old girl.There were many mistakes made by the instructor that lead to his...
The only mistake the young teen made was serving his coffee with a smile…. just as she served all customers in the small coffee shop where she worked part time while in high school.That single friendly gesture, appreciated...
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives yesterday reversed its attempts to ban the M855 "green tip" ammo used by AR-15 owners.
Last week, we saw an example of executive overreach through an executive edict issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). The draft regulations seek to ban common rifle ammunition – yet another...
Inalienable rights aren’t decided by government, much less personal opinion. They are negative and necessarily hierarchical. You may not enjoy a liberty that endangers the life of another, and the government can’t limit...
Dozens of gun rights activists gathered in front of the Capitol Monday morning to voice their support for a bill that would end Texas’ 144-year ban on the open carry of handguns...
As we all know, the Far Left often resorts to extreme measures to support their idea that all guns, especially handguns, are bad.The Far Left may have set a new low in trying to make their point. In a recent video message,...
Gun owners in Nevada have a new best friend in Republican Assemblywoman Michele Fiore of Las Vegas!Fiore is the newly designated Assembly Majority Leader and she is on a mission to defeat liberalism.Fiore, in an interview...
I don’t shop at Target anymore because they favor criminals over law abiding citizens and seem to think, based on their new policy, that disarming law abiding citizens for the criminals is a way to create a “family friendly...
HOUSTON, Texas -- A uniformed Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper was asked to leave a Waffle House restaurant in Grapevine this week because he was armed. The trooper was wearing a Texas DPS helicopter pilot “...
The NRA has abandoned the blind on gun rights. So… who’s next? What group of people will be next to lose support for their basic human right to defend life?This article is my response to the decision of the NRA to pull NRA...
Michael Bloomberg and his faltering gun-prohibition groups are largely built on deceit and outright lies.Their target is low information voters who will not take the time to research the facts but will quickly respond on...

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