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."

Imagine for a minute that a fierce anti-abortion person would visit a Planned Parenthood clinic and participate in an abortion to see what that experience is like. Would never happen, right? But fierce anti-gun advocate...
The photo shown here is circulating widely on the internet. President Obama wants you to believe he is "down with guns" so he hustled out to Camp David for a quick photo shoot (please pardon the scary gun word). Those of us...
Deeply enshrined in our founding documents is the concept that our rights come from God and not the government. The Declaration of Independence proudly proclaims "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are...
What a joy it has been to watch Texas’ newest Senator Ted Cruz in action! In the short time he has been serving in Washington, he has already become a strong voice on the Hill and made an enormous impact for the conservative...
As Commissioner of the Texas General Land Office, Jerry Patterson is now responsible for oversight of one of the most distinctive landmarks in American history - The Alamo. On February 24th, 1836 Lt. Colonel William Barrett...
It is impossible to make any logical sense of the recent events at Sandy Hook. The bitter loss of those children cut into our national psyche, and as a consequence, we now see proposals to defend our children in school from...
During the 2011 Legislature, the Texas House of Representatives passed a bill out of committee that would allow licensed concealed carry permit holders the option of carrying a firearm open or concealed. The bill did not...
A fight between two men at the North Harris County campus of Lone Star College turned into a gun fight leaving three people shot and both suspects in custody. According to sources in the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable's...
Saturday, January 19th, I  was invited to speak in defense of our Second Amendment rights at a pro-gun rally Dallas.The First Presbyterian Church of Dallas supported an anti-Second Amendment movement by hosting its 7th...
Somewhere the debate on the gun control issue has taken a horribly wrong turn. Evidence shows that guns dont kill people. People with mental health issues who are taking psychotropic drugs use guns to kill people. We have a...
The most foolish mistake we could possibly make would be to allow the subject races to possess arms. History shows that all conquerors who have allowed their subject races to carry arms have prepared their own downfall by so...
The nation continues to grieve with the community of Newtown, Connecticut over the attack that stole the lives of dozens of innocent children and teachers. What happened was   evil that most of us will never understand....
Late yesterday afternoon the bodies of famed American Sniper Christopher Kyle and Chad Littlefield were found on a resort and conference center located in Erath County, Texas according to Captain Jason Upshaw with the Erath...
About two weeks ago I received an email from Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) where he said some really foolish things about gun control, so I posted a reply to his message on TexasGOPVote.com. Yesterday I received another message...
In a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) called on the Committee to hold hearings on the recent drop in gun crime prosecutions by federal law enforcement agencies.
Beware of any requirement designed to determine your mental health if you have no previous record of mental health problems. Determining one’s mental health to purchase or own a firearm would depend upon your answers to a...
With all of the talk about gun control coming from the left and particularly from Senator Dianne Feinstein, you would think they would also have some sense of outrage about Attorney General Eric Holders refusal to cooperate...
The debate over gun control in our country has spawned many rumors in relation to the weapons used at Sandy Hook Elementary. Many blogs and other forums are reporting that the weapon removed from the shooters vehicle was the...
Obama's favorability is dropping, and guess what, the NRA is now more popular than Obama. Who would have thought? There are several lessons to be learned.Don't back down! The NRA didn't back down or begin with a compromise...
Texas Congressional District 36 U.S. Congressman Steve Stockman has received numerous death threats made against him and his children from leftist gun control advocates. These threats have been forwarded to the Capitol...

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