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2nd Amendment

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Pax­ton State­ment on Pres­i­dent Oba­ma’s Gun Con­trol Announcement

“Once more President Obama is pushing his personal and political agenda, attacking the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding gun owners. I stand ready to fight back against any overreach that will deny or infringe on their rights. If the president is truly concerned about keeping our communities and schools safe, he should share the same sense of urgency in closing security gaps ”“ some of his own making ”“ that have made a mockery of our borders and are inviting potential terrorists to infiltrate and attack our nation from within.”

January 05, 2016

Pax­ton Works to Stop UPS and FedEx from Tar­get­ing Gun Sell­ers With New Bur­den­some and Intru­sive Regulations

Attorney General Paxton has joined a coalition of states in sending two Montana-led letters to FedEx Corporation and United Parcel Service (UPS) over reports that the shipping companies have updated their terms of service for gun store owners.

December 21, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Chal­lenges Cor­po­rate America’s Newest Tac­tic to Tar­get Amer­i­can Cit­i­zens’ 2nd Amend­ment Rights

Attorney General Paxton joined a multistate letter led by Tennessee and Montana that is being sent to the CEOs of American Express, Mastercard, and Visa due to their problematic targeting of 2nd Amendment rights.

September 29, 2022 | Press Release

Texas Attor­ney Gen­er­al Ken Pax­ton Stands Up for 2nd Amend­ment Rights

Attorney General Ken Paxton and 22 other state attorneys general are urging the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) to permanently discard a proposed ban on M855 5.56 x 45mm ammunition. On March 10, ATF shelved the proposal after an outpouring of opposition, including from the law enforcement community.

March 17, 2015