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Abbott Urges Legislation To Make Texas A Second Amendment Sanctuary State

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on April 9 publicly denounced the Biden administration’s planned actions on gun control and called for legislation to make Texas a Second Amendment sanctuary state.

“Biden is threatening our 2nd Amendment rights,” Abbott said on Twitter. “He just announced a new liberal power grab to take away our guns.”

The Republican governor added, “We will NOT allow this in TX. It’s time to get legislation making TX a 2nd Amendment Sanctuary State passed and to my desk for signing.”

Abbott commented on Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s signing of legislation on April 6 that would ban state law enforcement from enforcing federal gun control laws that infringe upon the Second Amendment.

“This is what I’m seeking for Texas—a law to defy any new federal gun control laws,” he wrote. “It will make Texas a Second Amendment Sanctuary State. Legislation is moving in the Texas House and Senate. I look forward to signing it.”

The Texan governor’s statement comes after President Joe Biden ann… (Read more)

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