Second Amendment

The Second Amendment to the United States Constitution, as ratified by the States and authenticated by Thomas Jefferson, says, "A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed."

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This week I joined Congresswoman Elise Stefanik and 100 Republicans in demanding answers from credit card companies Visa, American Express, and Mastercard over the implementation of a classification of gun sales, to ensure...
august pfluger gun law
Last week, I voted against two unconstitutional gun restriction bills. As a Texan, a father of three young girls who go to school, and a defender of Constitutional rights, this issue hits close to home. 
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This week I made the following statement after voting against the rushed and ineffective gun legislation set forth by Democrats.
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I announced that I will introduce a Congressional Review Act Joint Resolution of Disapproval (CRA) to prohibit President Biden’s Department of Justice from implementing a new rule to expand firearm definitions. Sens....
As we work with our partners in the Senate to decide on the final version of the bill, I will fight to ensure any red flag provisions are removed from the bill.
The Senate has sent a loud, clear, and bipartisan message to President Biden: any nominee to the ATF must respect the Constitution and lawful gun ownership.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) under President Biden is aggressively targeting gun owners, including our fellow Texans. Worst of all, the Biden Administration is carrying out these attacks on...
Having a birthday does not erase a person’s violent history which is why I introduced this legislation to prevent proven aggressive offenders from having access to guns.
I don't take a back seat to anyone on supporting our Second Amendment right to bear arms! I have a Texas License to Carry a Handgun (LTC) and frequently exercise my right to bear arms pretty much everywhere I go.
While Democrats defund our police and throw open our borders for cartels and criminals to exploit, the last thing anyone should do is take away Americans' right to defend themselves; as the founders wrote, that right shall...
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I made the following statement after voting against the Senate gun control bill that raises Constitutional concerns.
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House Democrats blocked my bill – H.R. 3290, the Disarming Felons Act – from consideration and debate.
U.S. Senators Tom Cotton (R-AR), Thom Tillis (R-NC), and I introduced the Federal Law Enforcement Service Weapon Purchase Act, which would allow current federal law enforcement officers to purchase their retired...
Bearing arms in self-defense is a human right. It is evident from the ATF’s behavior that, under Joe Biden’s Department of Justice, the agency is hellbent on attacking the Second Amendment through every means at its disposal...
As an ardent defender of the Second Amendment, I will work aggressively with my House and Senate colleagues to make sure no attack on gun rights becomes law.
When a new round of laws goes into effect on Sept. 1, Texas will officially become a "Second Amendment sanctuary."
In the letter, we express "deep concern" over the guidance because it "jeopardizes the rights of law-abiding gun owners and disabled combat veterans across the country."
I delivered remarks at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on ‘ghost guns'-an unhelpful term used for homemade firearms-and Democrats' efforts to propose restrictions on Second Amendment rights while ignoring the growing...
This bill focuses on two of our country’s most fundamental constitutional protections– the Second Amendment’s right of citizens to keep and bear arms and the Tenth Amendment’s right of states to make laws best-suited for...
You probably haven't heard about it, but Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) has filed HB 127 seeking to require licensing of all firearms and ammunition; it also requires gun owners to buy insurance, gun owners to...

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