New Texas Bill Would Prohibit Enforcement of Federal Gun Control

May 5, 2017 | 0 comments

A Texas state representative has introduced a bill to thwart enforcement of virtually all federal gun control measures within the state. Introduced by newly re-elected Representative Tim Kleinschmidt (R-Lexington), House Bill 176 (HB176) declares all federal restrictions on the right to keep and bear arms to be “invalid” and “not enforceable” within the state of Texas. It reads, in part:

A federal law, including a statute, an executive, administrative, or court order, or a rule, that infringes on a law-abiding citizen’s right to keep and bear arms under the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution or Section 23, Article I, Texas …read more