Statements about Guns
Says 90 percent of Americans and 74 percent of National Rifle Association members support background checks of gun purchasers.
Says the claim that 40 percent of guns are sold without background checks traces to information gathered before background checks were even required.
Says "the jurisdictions with the strictest gun control laws, almost without exception … have the highest crime rates and the highest murder rates."
Says according to the FBI, more people are killed each year with hammers and clubs than rifles.
Says George Washington said a free people should be armed to guard against government tyranny.
Says the Obama administration plans to ban all weapons for U.S. citizens through international treaties.
Says black women are "fastest-growing demographic group in ... Texas seeking concealed handgun licenses."
Barack Obama has "provided guns to Mexican drug cartels."
"Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are negotiating with the United Nations about doing a treaty that will ban the use of firearms."
Says Texas does not regulate the appearance of some kinds of imitation firearms sold in Texas.
"Ballistic tests have confirmed that the death of at least one U.S. Border Patrol agent was caused by" weapons that were part of a federal arms trafficking operation.
Says Texas colleges and universities may opt to allow guns on campuses.
"We have over 25 million people who live in Texas and less than 2 percent of them have" concealed handgun licenses.
"We don’t have bars on campus in Texas. It’s against the law... no alcohol allowed."
"When Washington liberals wanted to take away our guns, Chet said no."
"Bill White spent his city billions of dollars into debt (and) saw crime rates soar while he backed gun control."
Says state Sen. Steve Ogden was the "driving force behind business income tax hurting small business, crafted the Robin Hood school finance scheme making property taxes skyrocket, wrote a budget that will result in a $14 billion deficit and voted against" gun freedoms.
Says Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson threatened to shoot him.
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