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NRA's Chris W. Cox Applauds Pro-Gun Wins in Texas

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Fairfax, Va.— Gun control was rejected statewide in Texas on Tuesday when voters elected pro-Second Amendment candidates to the state’s highest offices.

Congratulations to Sen. Ted Cruz, Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on their re-elections Nov. 6.

“Texans made clear on Tuesday that they reject gun control and value their Second Amendment freedoms. With the re-election of Sen. Ted Cruz, Gov. Gregg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, the right to keep and bear arms will remain protected in the Lone Star state,” said Chris W. Cox, chairman, National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund.


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