In 1995, the Texas Legislature passed the Concealed Handgun License (CHL) law, allowing Texas citizens with the required permit to carry concealed weapons. Hupp had been present at the 1991 Luby’s massacre in Kileen, Texas, where both of her parents were shot and killed. She campaigned tirelessly for the new Texas law. Legislation allowing citizens to carry concealed weapons was signed by then-Governor George W. Bush and became part of a broad movement to allow U.S. citizens to easily obtain permits to carry concealed weapons.
Hupp later testified across the country in support of concealed-carry laws, including Missouri’s HB-1720. You can read a transcript of her March 1992 testimony here. She was elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 1996, representing the 54th District from 1997-2007.
More recently, Hupp appeared in 2013 before the US Senate Judiciary Committee to tell her story:
According to Kelly McMillan, director of operations for McMillan Group International, a representative of BoA told him directly that they no longer wanted to do business with the company because of its connections to the firearms industry.
The manufacturer promptly dumped corrupt BoA. According to McMillan, the company is working to select a financial institution that not only tolerates, but strongly supports, our right to keep and bear arms:
McMillan is a Phoenix-based manufacturer of fiberglass and wood gun stocks. Their website is McMillanUSA.com.
Statists who hold power in Washington, DC, state capitals, major U.S. cities, and even small towns like Burlington, Vermont have revealed their game plan to “eliminate ‘gun violence.'” Unchecked, this effort will undoubtedly produce the same kind of results as the Federal government’s largest abject failure, the “War on Poverty.” More Federal gun control will also fail, and lead to terrible disasters throughout the country.
eliminate access to hundreds of different kinds of guns
impose strict, new laws on law-abiding citizens, unnecessarily regulating or perhaps outlawing the private sale or purchase of weapons
severely limit the number of rounds in a legally owned clip or magazine
require fingerprinting and photo identification – stored in a national database – for all legal gun owners
Ordinary Americans have common sense enough to know that more gun control laws are not the answer. They are angered and frustrated as politicians disregard and flagrantly violate the plain language of our founding documents. If you are a member of law enforcement or the military, here is a special message for you:
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