Andrew Patrick in The Dallas Observer

Republicans Push to Make Texas a ‘Second Amendment Sanctuary State’

The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence’s Andrew Patrick says Second Amendment sanctuary efforts usually happen on the county and city levels.

The movement attracted national headlines in late 2019, when several counties across Virginia declared themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries.

Patrick described the trend as “essentially a ‘come-and-take-it’ flag in legislative form,” saying it’s “about ignoring laws they don’t like.

“It’s a dangerous road to say we’re just going to ignore a federal law,” he told the Observer, “because where does that stop?”

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