RPB wrote:I believe Wentworth is facing 2 particular opponents one says is a better shot that he is, the other "supports the Second Amendment "even on college campuses"
Has either of them pledged to support campus carry next year? That would make the primary decision easier, if the supreme court allows Texas to have primary elections this year.
I'm about to watch this debate and see ...
Debate http://www.sachamber.org/cwt/external/w ... cleID=2086 Donna Campbell
(website says pro 2A ... even on college campuses)
(I BELIEVE, she's Endorsed by TexasGrizzlette, a member of this forum, but I have not heard a specific, "supoort for Campus Carry" other than that brief mention on Donna's site http://texasgrizzlette.com/2011/11/out- ... -campbell/http://legalinsurrection.com/2011/06/me ... -thompson/https://twitter.com/#!/TexasGrizzlette
Elizabeth Ames Jones
Right to Bear Arms
The Second Amendment gives Americans and Texans a fundmental right to own guns in order to defend their lives and property. These rights should never be taken away. I support the conceal and carry law that is currently in place in Texas, and I will fight tirelessly to ensure that the Second Amendment is protected, including on college campuses.
is the current chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission (website says "I am not only the strongest proponent of Second Amendment rights in this race; I am also the best shot. I")http://www.jonesfortexas.com/OnTheIssue ... ndment.php
Doesn't mention Campus Carry, who knows what the rest of the strongest supporter and best shot hunter woman means?
2nd Amendment Rights
As a strong supporter of our Second Amendment, I routinely exercise my rights as an American citizen. An accomplished shooter and hunter, I am not only the strongest proponent of Second Amendment rights in this race; I am also the best shot. I pledge to continue Texas’ proud tradition of responsible and constitutional gun ownership.
As a lifelong outdoorswoman and hunter, I understand the natural gifts Texas has provided us. As the Texas Railroad Commissioner, it is my duty to ensure that the procurement of energy is done in a thoughtful and environmentally safe manner. While serving on the Coastal Land Advisory Board, I had the privilege of being named the 2010 “Woman of the Land” by the Texas Wildlife Association Foundation. I will bring that spirit as a “woman of the land” to guard Texas’ resources while ensuring that Texans take advantage of their God-given gift of Texas resources.
I LIKE Wentworth's position and Seniority and persistence (until now) BUT IMHO it was a big mistake to do press releases about a "slam dunk" expressing overconfidence and drawing so much attention to which a huge response occurred from the Anti group.... Sometimes, like in Desert Storm, it's better to flank and come in under the radar, get'er done quietly. Perhaps that's why both others are quieter on it, but Donna does more than hint she has an understanding that Second Amendment isn't about hunting, though Jones did work with Jerry Patterson I think...