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Texas Governor To Obama on Gun Control: Come and Take Them

It seems Texas Governor Greg Abbott has thrown down the gauntlet when it comes to President Obama’s attempts to implement gun control through executive orders.

Abbott responded to a Washington Post report on the President’s plans to infringe on the Second Amendment with four simple words – “Come and take it.”

Via The Daily Mail:

Texas Gov Greg Abbott criticized President Barack Obama’s plan to move ahead with possible executive actions on guns in a tweet in which he told the Commander-in-Chief to ‘come & take’ the state’s guns.

Obama said in his weekly radio address that he is looking for ways to keep guns out of the hands of ‘a dangerous few’ without depending on Congress to pass a law on the fraught subject of gun control.

He plans to meet his attorney general, Loretta Lynch, on Monday to see what executive actions might be possible. Steps to strengthen background checks could come this week.

On January 1st, Texans celebrated their new open-carry law which will allow licensed users to carry their guns in visible holsters on their hip or shoulder.

Here’s a quick update on the Texas law:

We’re sure plenty of them would also like to see Obama come get their guns as well.

Comment: Will you stand with Governor Abbott when he dares Obama to come and take his guns? Tell us why or why not below.

Read more at The Political Insider

Rusty Weiss

Rusty Weiss is a freelance journalist focusing on the conservative movement and its political agenda. He has been writing conservatively charged articles for several years in the upstate New York area, and his writings have appeared in the Daily Caller, American Thinker,, Big Government, the Times Union, and the Troy Record. He is also Editor of one of the top conservative blogs of 2012, the Mental Recession.

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