Abbott recently joined state GOP lawmakers in backing legislation that would allow Texas to simply disregard federal laws on firearms.
"H.R. 8 and say it's not the intention of it to create criminals, but it's exactly what it does," the Oklahoma congressman argued.
The president's flub was shared widely, with some social media users pointing out that the AFT is the American Federation of Teachers.
The Legislature approved a budget amendment that would provide the state's public university system with funding to help campuses implement a new open-carry law.
AR-15s were used in the Las Vegas shooting, the Parkland, Florida, shooting and Monday's shooting in Boulder, Colorado.
Ten people, including a police officer, were shot and killed at a grocery store in Colorado on Monday.
"Our Second Amendment rights are always trying to get eroded," one vocal supporter said. But others say her focus on guns may cause her to ignore more-pressing state issues.
Prior to his speech on the House floor, he was shown carrying a large print-out of a Facebook post which showed a gun-toting Greene next to members of the "Squad."
The newly elected Colorado congresswoman, who campaigned on a conservative platform that included fierce opposition to gun control, was said to have ignored a new requirement to pass through a scanner inside the Capitol.
Even 67 percent of gun owners, as well as majorities of Republicans and Democrats, said open carry of firearms should be banned at polling sites.
Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) debates Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA) on a hot-button issue at stake this election.
The body count will keep rising if we don't act now.
To truly end the plague of mass shootings in America, we must address the root causes of what drives a person to pick up a firearm with violence in his heart.
It is not an exaggeration to say that the Second Amendment has never been under greater assault, and never facing greater risk, than it is right now.
It is quite hyperbolic to suggest that individual gun ownership is on the ballot this November.
If New York Attorney General Letitia James is successful in dissolving the NRA, who will fill the vacuum the organization leaves behind?
President of the National Association for Gun Rights Dudley Brown said the National Rifle Association has not advocated for Second Amendment rights "for decades," after New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit to dissolve the NRA on Thursday.
"I think the NRA should move to Texas and lead a very good and beautiful life," Trump said in response to New York Attorney General Letitia James' lawsuit against the organization.
Lauren Boebert defeated five-term incumbent Rep. Scott Tipton in a major primary upset on Tuesday.
To allow state governors to prioritize some constitutional rights over others is to confer far too much discretionary authority.
The proposed changes would result in a cost-savings of around $2,340 annually, according to the Army.
Court filings that appear to have been improperly redacted revealed the quotes from a former top NRA attorney.
Thursday's announcement comes weeks after LaPierre told the board that the COVID-19 pandemic would force him to implement organization-wide adjustments.
"We're working seven days a week, 12 hours a day, just to keep up with the public at the door," one gun-store owner told Newsweek.
Around 25 states have taken steps to limit or shutter operations at all non-essential businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
"There is a constitutional right at issue, and the question is whether states need to have carveouts for those constitutionally protected activities when they issue blanket orders," one legal expert said.
According to a statement provided to Newsweek, "Salary adjustments announced today apply to all levels of the organization."
"There are no guarantees in the law generally, but there are certainly no guarantees in the gun laws here," one attorney said. "Being a gun owner in New Jersey is fraught with risk."
Gun policy earns the starkest statistical divide of any of the 18 policy issues when broken down along gender lines.