Governor Greg Abbott (R) handed Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America another loss on February 17 when he announced that he will indeed sign open carry into law, thereby “[making] Texas the 45th state to allow Open Carry.”
Abbott made these comments during his 2015 State of the State Address.
Breitbart Texas reports that it was toward the end of the address when Abbott said:
Let me briefly follow up on a word I mentioned a moment ago–liberty. In a single word, it encapsulates what the country stands for, what Texas symbolizes. I will expand liberty in Texas by singing a law that makes Texas the 45th state to allow Open Carry.
With one fell swoop, Abbott handed Moms Demand Action another loss to add to their recent losses against Kroger, Fred Meyer, and Harris Teeter. And because Abbott won the office of Governor of Texas during the 2014 mid-terms, his refusal to cower down to Moms Demand Action and reject Open Carry offers another reminder of the numerous losses Moms Demand Action suffered throughout the country on November 4.
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