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."

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...
The Texas legislature began its 87th session on January 12th. In the Texas Senate where 18 votes are required to bring legislation to the floor, Republicans hold an 18-13 majority.
We can work together to ensure that NICS remains up and running during this crisis and that law-abiding citizens are not deprived of their constitutional right to keep and bear arms, especially during these uncertain times...
During the third Democratic presidential debate at Texas Southern University on Thursday, Beto O’Rourke told viewers he would take away AR-15 rifles from gun owners if he were elected president. In response, State Rep....
If there is one principle that has been true from the dawn of our nation, it is that when liberty is under assault, Americans rise to defend it.
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...
New York’s attorney general announced civil action to dissolve the National Rifle Association after an investigation found millions of dollars in alleged fraud by CEO Wayne LaPierre and others.
Top Texas officials touted the law, saying it saved lives. Gun control advocates, meanwhile, argued stricter gun laws would have prevented the shooting in the first place.
Retired Lt Colonel Raul Reyes Jr hosted a Meet and Greet on May 17, 2019 in Castroville, Texas at the Alsatian Golf Pro Shop to announce his candidacy for Texas Congressional District 23. He will be challenging incumbent...
I issued the following statements regarding my votes against H.J. Res. 46 – Relating to a national emergency declared by the President, H.R.

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