Royce West on Gun Control
"Nothing is going to get done," said former U.S. Rep. Chris Bell, who said he supports universal background checks and a buyback program for assault weapons. "It speaks to how broken our democracy is ... until you elect more independently minded people, nothing is going to change."
But state Sen. Royce West of My position on gun reform has been clear for over 30 years. In the 1990's I authored bills on both universal background checks and an assault weapons ban. Since the 90's, I have remained consistent in my unwavering belief that we must regulate deadly weapons. I support universal background checks, banning weapons of war, red flag laws, and limiting magazine capacity. We need brave legislators in Washington to take on the NRA.
Legislative outcome: Passed Senate 20-11-0 on May/29/15; Sen. West voted NO; passed House 102-43-1 on May/29/15; signed by Governor Greg Abbott Jun/13/15.
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