WATCH: O'Rourke Doubles Down on Gun Control in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO – Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Robert O'Rourke returned to San Angelo Tuesday and this time he came to talk about gun control. 

In the video above, O'Rourke details what he would do with gun laws if he was Governor.

His plan is basically three steps. First, raise the legal age to buy a gun from 18 to 21. Then he would create universal background check and private arms sellers would have to perform background checks on all buyers.

The third thing O'Rourke would is  pass a red flag law that would implement a tattle tale system that would allow people, law enforcement, and the government to take guns if they feel the gun owner is a threat to society.

Watch the video above for his entire comment on the issue.

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Van, Wed, 08/17/2022 - 07:35

Gun control has never worked, a prime example is Chicago.

Don Jones, Thu, 08/18/2022 - 16:23

It does when you impose gun control over an entire country, look at Australia. Of course it doesn't work in Chicago, someone can just drive a bit and buy a weapon elsewhere.

Good job making an excellent point about the US needing nation wide gun control legislation.


Most of the crime involves the use of handguns so let’s take those away, right Don? What are you going to do if and when your life or the life of your family is threatened hit them with your purse lol.

Van, Wed, 08/17/2022 - 07:38

Various congresspersons who were behind defund the police have an extremely high crime rate in their districts.


He sat and dazed while pleasuring himself while thinking of his sadistic tendencies.

People who believe in this dressed up slug are delusional.   


Beta needs to consider what's to be gained with rules for criminals. Criminals don't subject themselves to legal processes and gun show sales now require background checks. That leaves private sales, mostly inheritances, a very small percentage of the total. Most Americans tolerate the current background check system but find universal background checks unacceptable. The reason is only peaceable owners suffer the brunt of forced compliance.

Universal background check laws punish millions of widows who fail to run background checks on those promised their dead husbands' collections. Usually, those would be their children. These mothers don't traffic illegal firearms. To enforce such laws, it always comes back to the notion of universal registration, a practice already forbidden by the Supreme Court.  These days, few private owners are willing to talk about this issue and reliable numbers don't exist.

Hmmmm, Thu, 08/18/2022 - 17:51

Gun proliferation is the answer to the nonstop calls for gun control.

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