Texas Bill to Help Block Enforcement of Federal Gun Control Passes Committee 5-0 

AUSTIN, Tx. (May 7, 2015) – Yesterday, a Texas House Committee unanimously passed a bill that would effectively block in practice federal gun control measures within the state. Introduced by Rep. Matt Krause (R-Fort Worth), House Bill 422 (HB422) would deny state material support and enforcement of many federal gun control measures, past, present or future. Experts have noted that the federal government lacks the resources to enforce such measures without participation on the state level and passage would help eliminate enforcement in practice. The bill reads, in part: An agency of this state or a political subdivision of this state, and a law enforcement officer or other person employed by an agency of this state or a political subdivision of this state, may not contract with or in any other manner provide assistance to a federal agency or official with respect to the enforcement of a federal statute, order, rule, or regulation purporting to regulate a firearm, a firearm accessory, or

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