Skip to comments.Wendy Davis Outrages Democrats with Open Carry Support
Posted on 02/07/2014 5:23:29 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
Last week, amid a host of questions about her ideological commitment and personal integrity, Texas Democrat Wendy Davis revealed a new, unexpected issue on her campaign platform: securing Second Amendment rights. The move has been met with some outrage from Democrats who see "no justification" for open carry laws.
Davis first announced her new stance last week to the Associated Press, suggesting that her campaign would "expand where people may carry handguns." The position is not on Davis's official campaign platform, and, from a legislator with an "F" rating from the NRA, appeared to surface out of nowhere. Davis did note that she wanted to expand background checks and training requirements to prevent any accidents should the law allow for more guns in Texans' lives.
The Democrats approached by the AP seem to feel the position surfaced suddenly as well. Democrats in Texas oppose any new law expanding "open carry" of handguns. A spokesperson for the Texas Democratic Party emphasized that the official party stance explicitly rejects the idea of open carry, arguing that there is "little or no public safety justification" for such a law.
Pro-gun groups seem equally perplexed by Davis's new stance....
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You’ve got it.... support before election day, ban after. The typical dem way.
She needs a REAL man. Libs are girlie men.
Oh come on libs... Outrage over her “support” for open carry? Really? You know she’s lying about it, heck we all do. So put away your fake outrage and go sign up for some more “free” benefits.
Former Cowboy great Emmitt Smith donated $10,000 to Wendy Davis’s campaign. Pretty dumb move for a guy with M-I-T in his first name. And his last name.
this is how Dhimmicrats get elected in Red states...but of course they turn on a dime...ie: Dingy Harry Reid.
She was against guns before she was for guns. Sounds like flip flop Juan Kerry.
By "justification", I assume they must mean "reason" - as in, there is no REASON for open carry laws, since the Bill of Rights adequately covers the issue.
Hey, it worked for Obama. Just tell everyone what they want to hear. Uninformed voters only remember what they want to.
There are a bunch of libs that could care less if she lied in the past, they liked what she said. There will be a few stupid hillbillies that won’t remember her liberal statements. They’ll see one ad in which she supports gun rights and vote for her.
Abortion Barbie is still pro-infanticide.
The Left would feel better about firearms if they were allowed to shoot babies with them.
Like odumbo she will use any lie necessary to get re-elected. I can almost hear her AFTER being re-elected, that the news of her support for the Second Amendment was taken out of context.
I don’t get this at all. The conventional wisdom has been that Davis was merely running for Texas Governer to garner more national attention and keep her in the spotlight until some suitable national office opened up which a Dem far lefty could win. But here she goes alienating her hard left base in what in what appears to be the foolish belief that by golly, she could just win this thing. I think by the time this is over she will be finished everywhere.
Unfortunately, real men like real women. Wendy is just a low class con artist. She’s just what the Texas Democrats deserve.
Wendy Davis is the latest winner in the dhimmicrap’s gameshow “Whoring for Votes”.
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