Texas Senator Charles Perry vows to fight Biden’s actions on guns: ‘We aren’t going down this path’

Texas Senator Charles Perry vows to fight Biden’s actions on guns: ‘We aren’t going down this path’

AUSTIN (Nexstar) — On Thursday, President Joe Biden announced several executive actions addressing gun violence — the same day two mass shootings occurred in Rock Hill, South Carolina , and Bryan, Texas . State Senator Charles Perry (R-Lubbock) is a staunch advocate for Second Amendment rights. He believes Biden’s executive actions, which include regulating ghost guns and red flag legislation for states, is encroaching on the rights of law-abiding citizens. Rather, Perry sides with Governor Greg Abbott, who has vowed to make Texas a Second Amendment sanctuary . “I hope that our president has enough people around him that shows the wisdom in not pushing that envelope too far down the road, because we are a country of law,” Perry said. “And we’re a country based on a constitution that gave us that right, and any impediment to that is move at your own peril.” “Gun violence in this country is an epidemic and international embarrassment,” Biden said during remarks at the White House. “Whether congress acts or not, I’m going to do everything I can to protect the American people.” Greeting the families of gun violence victims and activists, he assured them: “We’re absolutely determined to make change.” One part of Biden’s plan calls on the Justice Department to publish model red flag legislation within 60 days, which the administration says will make it easier for states to adopt their own red flag laws. Such laws allow for individuals to petition a court to allow the police to […]

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