Statements about Guns

"Public display of a long rifle is perfectly legal in Texas."

"Firearms homicides are down about 40 percent" since Texas passed concealed-gun permit law.

Wendy Davis is "fighting to bring ... Bloomberg-style gun control to Texas."

Says U.N. arms treaty will mandate a "new international gun registry."

Says in Texas "it's legal to shoot someone who's committing a ‘public nuisance’ under the cover of dark."

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."

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