September 15, 2022
The November election is less than two months away and left-wing extremists are going all-out to make sure their gun control agenda stays at the forefront of debate.
Just last week, former Democrat State Representative and current Mayor of Houston, Sylvester Turner, blamed pro-gun Texans as the cause for dramatic rises in violent crime — and has demanded more gun control to combat it!
Mayor Turner even had the audacity to blame Constitutional Carry as the reason for a spike in gun crime in 2021 — and is now calling to repeal it!
Like clockwork, the anti-gun media is parroting Mayor Turner’s talking points by blaming Constitutional Carry for a spike in crime that began MONTHS before Constitutional Carry was even enacted on September 1 (the latter part of the year!)
What Mayor Turner fails to remember is the year and a half of government overreach and lockdowns that caused unprecedented financial burden and mental health struggles for the most vulnerable members of our society.
That is why we’ve seen spikes in crime in major cities across the country — regardless if they are Constitutional Carry states or not.
And that is why Houston’s spike started in 2020 — not in 2021 like Mayor Turner claims — which also mirrors the timeline of homicide increases in major cities across the U.S.
Mayor Turner and other anti-gun leftists are also refusing to recognize the MAJOR shortages of police officers in Houston (and cities across the country) thanks to anti-police sentiment and pushes to “defund the police” by left-wing extremists over the past two years.
Of course, these same anti-gun leftists continue turning a blind eye to the “mostly peaceful protests” of two years ago, where BLM and Antifa rioted in the streets and burned police stations and businesses to the ground. How pathetic!
But we must not let pesky facts get in the wa…
Sadly, the repeal of Constitutional Carry isn’t the only policy our lawmakers are being pressured to pass in Austin.
Draconian gun control in the form of and “Red Flag” Gun Confiscation laws, Universal Gun Registration, under the guise of “expanded background checks,” bans on building homemade firearms (now being called “ghost guns”), and increasing the age of gun purchases are all on the board for Mayor Turner and top-of-the ballot Democrats like Robert Francis O’Rourke and even Sleepy Joe Biden.
That is why we MUST continue exposing politicians running for office who refuse to protect and defend the Second Amendment BEFORE the November election. And that is why we must continue going on the offensive with pro-gun reforms like a Second Amendment Preservation Act (SAPA), which would empower sheriffs to lock-up Federal agents who dare to enforce unconstitutional gun control on law-abiding Texas gun owners.
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