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Disarming the Second Amendment Won’t Stop Terrorism

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Op-Ed from the Office of Senator Craig Estes

Texas State Senate District 30


For Immediate Release

Date: June 20, 2016

Contact: Kate Ferrell



Disarming the Second Amendment Won’t Stop Terrorism

Partisan spin doesn’t usually surprise me—after almost fifteen years in politics, I’ve come to expect it from both sides in response to both triumphs and tragedies.  But I was honestly surprised when, after the worst terrorist attack on our soil since September 11th, the Left’s response was to blame the National Rifle Association, the Republican Party, and an imaginary class of scary-looking firearms.  Remember when the country used to come together after terrorist attacks and unite against our common foes?

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