The 6th Day of Christmas by Bloomberg & Beto-Backed Texas Lawmakers

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House Bill 231 by Rep. Lina Ortega (D-El Paso) which effectively raises the minimum age to purchase certain rifles and shotguns in Texas from 18 to 21. IMG NRA-ILA

U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- NRA-ILA is counting down the legislative lumps of coal that anti-Second Amendment lawmakers in Texas are leaving in gun owners’ stockings this year.

The 2021 Texas legislative session is less than a month away. Please support NRA-ILA as we work with gun owners to STAND YOUR GROUND on your Second Amendment rights at the Capitol in Austin next year!

Next up: House Bill 231 by Rep. Lina Ortega (D-El Paso) which effectively raises the minimum age to purchase certain rifles and shotguns in Texas from 18 to 21.

Eighteen-year-olds can vote, purchase a car, sign a legal contract, get married, start a family, become a law enforcement officer, join the military and go overseas and die for our country – but they shouldn’t be able to buy semiautomatic rifles or shotguns to hunt, target shoot, or protect themselves and their families? HB 231 treats young adults like second-class citizens when it comes to their right to keep and bear arms. 

NRA sued the State of Florida immediately after their legislature enacted an unconstitutional ban on the purchase of long guns by persons aged 18-20 in the aftermath of the Parkland shooting. That case is ongoing. NRA-ILA will oppose HB 231 and fight to protect the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding young adults in the Texas Legislature next session.​


About NRA-ILA:

Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the “lobbying” arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess, and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Visit: www.nra.org

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uncle dudley
uncle dudley(@rockhouse)
11 months ago

This will not stop a criminal from getting a firearm to use in an illegal act, it will only penalize an honest young person from legally purchasing a firearm.
When will these idiots quit trying to pass a law either in their state or on the federal level that will not stop a criminal, only hurt law abiding citizens.
It’s past time for a federal law that designates at what age you are a legal adult for all actions in this country not just some actions.

PAF145
PAF145(@paf-145)
11 months ago

Unfortunately we have a lot of trash in Texas

JoeUSooner
JoeUSooner(@joeusooner)
11 months ago
Reply to  PAF145

Same with Oklahoma… but, like Texas, we too are working on the problem.