Gun Owners of America Texas Director Rachel Malone let go the next assertion after Rep. Kyle Biedermann introduced that he’ll file Constitutional Carry in Texas’ 87th Legislative Session:
“I’m thrilled that Rep. Biedermann has dedicated to submitting Constitutional Carry laws. This is nice information for Texas as a result of Constitutional Carry promotes security and equality whereas upholding our God-given, Constitutionally-guaranteed proper to maintain and bear arms.
“Earlier in the present day, Rep. Biedermann said: ‘Our Constitution was written to ensure certain rights of all citizens. Everyone has the right to life and to protect that life from harm. No one should have to pay a fee or get permission from the government before being able to do so legally. I look forward to working with my colleagues to restore the rights of all Texans.’
“I agree with Rep. Biedermann: if you’re not prohibited from possessing a handgun, you shouldn’t be prohibited from carrying it. Texas nonetheless requires those that legally own a handgun to get a authorities allow to hold that handgun. This allow requirement doesn’t cease criminals; it solely disarms victims and makes it more durable for sure courses of Texans to maintain themselves and their households secure.
“Rep. Biedermann’s Constitutional Carry laws will make it simpler for law-abiding Texans to be their very own first defenders.
“With over 30 states permitting those that legally possess handguns to hold them overtly with out a allow, and plenty of states additionally permitting hid carry with out a allow, Texas can not stand idly by. Now is the time for the Lone Star State to take the lead.
“Rep. Biedermann is standing strong to help Texas take the lead on Constitutional Carry, and Gun Owners of America stands with Rep. Biedermann. I look forward to working with the 87th Legislature to pass this legislation, which will help keep Texas strong and safe.”
Gun Owners of America is a nonprofit grassroots lobbying group devoted to defending the suitable to maintain and bear arms with out compromise. GOA represents over two million members and activists. For extra info, go to GOA’s Press Center.