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Gun reform is likely to be a main theme at the third Democratic presidential primary debate in Houston on Thursday
HOUSTON – The democratic 2020 candidate discuss a number of issues during the third presidential debate on Wednesday. But a subject, in particular, in the foreground, under Texas’ The voters in a state that the witness of two mass shootings in the last month.
“I have guns, no problem with hand guns or maybe even. But all of these semi-automatic weapons, I think that us more harm than good,” said Jametta Black, a Texas voter, and veteran.
“There are weapons on the whole. You need to be controlled,” said Sarah Rousso, a different Texas voters.
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Texas legislature in the confrontation with the gun reform after two mass shootings in El Paso, and Odessa to the left nearly 30 people were killed.
The two shootings in El Paso on Aug. 3 and Odessa on Aug. 31, the left nearly 30 people were killed. He put the gun debate in Texas-a state that, as a gun rights bastion — in the middle of the stage. It will likely be a hot topic on Thursday in the debate in Houston.
Some democratic candidates have called to take to the Texas legislature, measures before the debates. Former housing and urban development Secretary Julian Castro, criticized the Republican lawmakers, according to a number of laws easing restrictions on gun owners took effect at the beginning of the month.
“Greg Abbott and the rest of them was a total failure, if it is shooting to the prevention of mass in Texas,” said Castro.
On Friday, Gov. Greg Abbott under eight executive orders signed, to try to head off potential mass shooters by focusing on the reporting of suspicious activities.
“Texas reach multiple targets, to better protect our communities and our residents from mass shootings,” Abbott said. To stop “one of these goals, the marshal law enforcement resources to violent criminals before they commit mass killings.”
Gov. Greg Abbott signed to stop eight executive orders, potential mass Shooter of the last week. It came less than a week after a number of laws easing restrictions on gun owners came into force.
Lt. Gov., Dan Patrick suggested that the closure of a loophole in the background checks.
“There is no need for a stranger, a different weapon to a stranger. This is irresponsible, and the NRA needs to get behind the. That’s where the Republican voters are. This is where many Republican lawmakers, and I believe that can pass through Congress,” says Patrick.
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But Abbott has not budged on the state Democrats ” calls for a special legislative session to address armed violence. The legislature does not convene again until 2021.
“The Governor should be Abbott’s call for a special session right now. And he can, with the stroke of a pen. Unless he is willing to do that, he is easy to talk to, to say what he thinks he has to say, as a politician. So that he was not beaten, and in 2022,” Castro said.
The former El Paso Congressman Beto O’rourke Abbott also addressed’ s executive orders, tweeting, “Not one of these mentions the weapons.”
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Political experts say gun safety is likely to be a wedge issue, especially for women and college-educated voters in Texas in the year 2020.
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Gun reform is likely to be a hot topic at the Texas Democrats ‘ approach as a key battleground state in the year 2020. Beyond the Democratic primary, the issue could also influence next year’s Federal election, to overthrow, in which the Dems goal, President Trump is.
“As suburbs change, in Texas, it comes to the Problem of dynamism,” said Brandon, rotting house, a political science professor at the University of Houston. “If the Republicans continue to be the strict gun problems, such as they were, it’s going to be a problem for you, to win those swing voters, in order to ensure that Texas stays red.”