El Paso TX Residents Speak Out Against Gun Control ~ VIDEO

Austin, TX – -(AmmoLand.com)- In response to the first meeting of the Texas Safety Commission, El Paso residents are speaking up to reject calls for gun control in a new video.

“These members of the El Paso community know that gun control is not the answer,” Rachel Malone, Texas Director of Gun Owners of America (GOA) stated. “Texans do not need red flag laws, universal background checks, or any other form of gun control; but we do need the freedom to defend ourselves that comes with permitless carry.”

Stephen Willeford, the hero of the Sutherland Springs shooting who used an AR-15 to stop the killer, will be present at the Safety Commission today. Willeford recently denounced calls for gun controls like red flag laws.

“We don’t want any more restrictions. It does not stop the bad guys,” he said.

Willeford is joined by many El Paso residents who strongly support the right to keep and bear arms. For example, Hector Blanco urged his state representative to reject restrictions on the Second Amendment, stating, “[Gun control] only hurts us law-abiding citizens. Criminals do not obey gun control laws — they find a way to get guns and break those laws.”

James Peinado, leader of El Paso’s chapter of Open Carry Texas, agreed. “We need to realize that evil can pop up anywhere and we should be prepared to defend ourselves. Texans are safest when their ability to carry guns is affirmed rather than hampered.”

The video can be viewed here or by clicking the thumbnail above.

El Paso TX Residents Speak Out Against Gun Control
El Paso TX Residents Speak Out Against Gun Control

Gun Owners Of AmericaRachel Malone, or another GOA spokesperson, is available for interviews. Gun Owners of America is a nonprofit lobbying organization dedicated to protecting the right to keep and bear arms without compromise. GOA represents over two million members and activists. For more information, visit GOA’s Press Center.

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Ej harbet

I wish one of you could’ve punched the ticket of that ahole in odessa yesterday.if he’d been south of san antonio I’d done it for you.gods my pilot but glock is my main battery


There’s one thing that I’ve not been able to understand about the shooting in El Paso? The last report I heard, said there were eight Mexicans citizens killed. Now, the Mexican government wants the shooter sent to Mexico to face prosecution for their murderers. How do the Mexicans get to the Walmart to buy what they want on our tax free weekend for back to school supplies? And how do they get back across the border, if they go back? And if they can come across the border, can’t anyone? And the idiots (I mean politicians) want to take OUR… Read more »


The Mexicans come over on tourist visas, they are just shopping, and they go back to Mexico usually the same day. These Mexicans are not illegals. Most drive their cars across the bridge to the Walmart and our other stores, some just walk across and shop in downtown El Paso, although during the holidays there are charter buses that bring groups of Mexicans from the interior to the stores. This is why there are those Border Patrol checkpoints in the interior of the US, these tourists are allowed to go up to 55 miles from the border with these visas.… Read more »

a.x. perez

El Pasoans are “blue” except on one thing. Most of us are very strong supporters of gun rights.
The POS picked a Wal Mart that gets much of its customers from Mexico on a day when there were lots of grandparents and young kids.


I live in Oklahoma, not Texas, but I’m always armed when I shop at Wal-Mart (or any other store). I hope most other shoppers are, too. I pray that Texas lawmakers will come to realize that their citizens are safer that way.


DC; I also do the same and carry in Wal-Mart and other stores and most management that I have talked to support the C Carry, the only discussion that pops up is walking into a store with a black gun would raise concern! Most of management do support C/Carry, but I do know that Wal-Mart does have a policy that employee’s can’t carry, dumb yes but that is there policy, which people have been terminated for that policy!


I’m hoping this group is speaking for the majority in El Paso because what they said is right on point. The folks there only have to look to Juarez to see how useless the gun control in Mexico is.