Texas Republicans Tout Gun Rights, Praise Sutherland Springs Heroes at NRA Convention

Texas' most prominent political leaders on Friday gave full-throated support of the National Rifle Association and the right for Americans to have guns without additional regulation.Remarks at the NRA convention by Gov. Greg Abbott and U.S. Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz had familiar themes: Gun ownership is a cherished constitutional right and "good people" wielding guns is an effective stopper of mass shootings."Guns can save lives," Cornyn said.Abbott agreed."The answer to gun violence is the strengthen Second Amendment rights for law abiding citizens," he said.  Continue reading...

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