Gun rights activist stopped by state troopers at Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen's home

Gun rights activist stopped by state troopers at Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen’s home

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Staff Photographer Play Video Play Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% Remaining Time -0:00 This is a modal window. Foreground — White Black Red Green Blue Yellow Magenta Cyan — Opaque Semi-Opaque Background — White Black Red Green Blue Yellow Magenta Cyan — Opaque Semi-Transparent Transparent Window — White Black Red Green Blue Yellow Magenta Cyan — Opaque Semi-Transparent Transparent Font Size 50% 75% 100% 125% 150% 175% 200% 300% 400% Text Edge Style None Raised Depressed Uniform Dropshadow Font Family Default Monospace Serif Proportional Serif Monospace Sans-Serif Proportional Sans-Serif Casual Script Small Caps Defaults Done AUSTIN — Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen said his Lake Jackson home was under law enforcement surveillance after an outraged guns rights activist said he would visit Bonnen’s family home last week to push for a controversial gun bill. Chris McNutt, executive director of Texas Gun Rights, is a supporter of a so-called "constitutional carry" bill pushed by Bedford Republican Jonathan Stickland that would allow Texans to carry firearms without the need for a license. But four months into the session, the bill is still pending in the House Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee, which is run by a Democrat, which upset McNutt who began posting rants on Facebook about the legislation’s lack of movement, according to the Houston Chronicle . As speaker, Bonnen appointed Democrat Poncho Nevarez of Eagle Pass to run the committee, which usually handles gun legislation. McNutt began visiting the homes of Bonnen allies Reps. Dustin Burrows of Lubbock and […]

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