Texas House Speaker brags he killed ‘constitutional carry’ gun bill in retaliation for gun-rights activists protesting at his home

Texas House Speaker brags he killed ‘constitutional carry’ gun bill in retaliation for gun-rights activists protesting at his home

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(File Photo: screenshot) Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen slammed a gun activist’s demonstration of “insanity” and declared that a “constitutional carry” gun bill was dead because of his actions. The Republican speaker called out Chris McNutt as an “overzealous advocate for criminals to get a gun” after he went to Bonnen’s home in Lake Jackson on Wednesday to push for the bill which would allow Texans to carry firearms without a license, according to the Dallas Morning News . (File photo: screenshot) McNutt, the executive director of Texas Gun Rights, supported the bill by Bedford Republican Rep. Jonathan Stickland and reportedly ranted on social media about it not moving forward before he headed to Bonnen’s home. He reportedly also stopped at the homes of Reps. Dustin Burrows of Lubbock and Four Price of Amarillo. Bonnen was in the state capital of Austin Wednesday when McNutt made the visit to his Lake Jackson home, which is about 50 miles south of Houston. But the lawmaker’s wife and teenage sons were inside the home at the time. “If you want to talk about issues and you want to advocate, you do it in this building. You don’t do it at our residences,” Bonnen said Friday, condemning McNutt’s actions which led to his home being placed under surveillance by the state Department of Public Safety. “Threats and intimidation will never advance your issue. Their issue is dead,” Bonnen said. He blasted McNutt for “crossing the line” by visiting district residences and endangering […]

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