Texas AG: Second Amendment is for all Americans – from Hawaii to Texas to Louisiana

Texas AG: Second Amendment is for all Americans - from Hawaii to Texas to Louisiana

FILE – In this Feb. 19, 2021, file photo, firearms are displayed at a gun shop in Salem, Ore. The first legal test of whether a wave of U.S. counties can legally declare themselves "Second Amendment Sanctuaries," and refuse to enforce certain gun laws is playing out in a rural Oregon logging county. The measure Columbia County voters narrowly approved last year bans local officials from enforcing most federal and state gun laws, which includes things like universal background checks or any prohibition on carrying guns. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky, File) WASHINGTON (SBG) – Attorneys General around the country are coming together in an effort to protect one particular man’s Second Amendment right after he was denied a license to publicly carry a gun in Hawaii. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is the latest Attorney General to join in on a multi-state amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to uphold Hawaii citizens’ Second Amendment right to bear arms outside of their homes. “This is an important constitutional right that is supposed to be there for all Americans and so it doesn’t matter whether you’re from Hawaii, or you’re from Texas, or you’re from Louisiana, the Second Amendment applies to you and the state cannot stop you from following the Second Amendment,” said Paxton to The National Desk’s Scott Thuman. Hawaii is known for having some of the strictest gun laws in the country, with residents required to demonstrate a need or urgency for a firearm if they want a carry […]

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