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."

After the attack in the Texas Capitol earlier this year, the Texas Legislature passed new security measures to defend people who visit and work in our beautiful capitol building. These measure include a metal detector to...
Solicitor General Kagan’s testimony before the Judiciary Committee did not assure me that she agrees with the traditional understanding of the proper role of a judge.
I made the following opening statement during the committee’s hearing on the nomination of Elena Kagan to be an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Below is the full text of his remarks, as prepared for delivery:...
With both the nominations hearing of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court and the Supreme Court’s release of its decision in McDonald v. Chicago expected on Monday, U.S., I raised concerns today that Elena Kagan’s...
Dont mess with Governor Perrys new puppy! Governor Rick Perry was jogging when a coyote threatened his dog:Perry says he needed just one shot from his laser-sighted pistol to take down a coyote that was menacing his dog...
The following comment was sent in from a TexasGOPVote.com reader regarding Fernando Trevino's post, "Why I Support Quico For TX-23 U.S. Representative."
Living in Iowa, I am at ground zero of American presidential aspirations. Iowa caucus is the first step in the Presidential nomination process and it is the Iowa Caucus that shrinks the presidential field (even though it...
Evan Smith, editor of Texas Monthly, discusses Gun Rights with legendary musician and activist Ted Nugent. I wonder if Ted was holding back any...if so, itd be interesting to know how he really feels!!!
Today, I voted against the nomination of Elena Kagan to be Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Below is the full text of my remarks, as prepared for delivery during today’s Senate Judiciary Committee meeting:I am...
With all the furor over the Arizona Illegal Immigration Enforcement Law recently passed, another new law in Arizona passed without much fanfare. Effective July 29th of this year, Arizona citizens will be allowed to carry a...
I issued the following statement after the United States Supreme Court issued its ruling in McDonald v. City of Chicago:I applaud today’s Supreme Court decision that ensures every individual in our society has the...
Suzanna Gratia Hupp former member of the Texas House of Representatives discusses gun rights and her new book, From Lubys to the Legislature: One Womans Fight Against Gun Control.She tells the story of a past event...
I wish I could find the full discussion but at least as of yet, it isn’t on the web. I actually even looked at MSNBC website, but was utterly unsurprised that it could not be found. Not only that, but I’m confident that...
Following are the resolutions I have proposed for Precinct #0054.Resolution on Pro-Life:BE IT RESOLVED that mandatory ultrasound legislation should be passed and that all provisions of the current platform...
Folks, Senator Dan Patrick needs no introduction! But his efforts in the Texas Senate protecting our Second Amendment rights need to be highlighted! Here is a capitol update I received from him recently:
President Obama’s nomination of Sonia Sotomayor may as well have been a declaration of war against American gun owners.

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