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  • Protecting the 2nd Amendment Rights of Individuals with Disabilities
    Posted in Press Release on May 3, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Social Security, 2nd Amendment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – After the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced its proposed rulemaking to limit gun ownership for certain Social Security disability beneficiaries, Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) released the following statement: “Contrary to President Obama’s disdain for our Constitution’s 2nd Amendment, many Americans still very much value their right to bear arms. Unfortunately but unsurprisingly, the President is now targeting certain Soci... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Opposes Obama’s Executive Action on Gun Control
    Posted in Press Release on January 5, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: 2nd Amendment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to President Obama’s announcement that he is again using executive action – this time to advance his gun control agenda that he couldn’t get through Congress – U.S Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) expressed his strong opposition to the President’s gun control effort. Additionally, Johnson also reiterated his priority to move forward with his legislation, the Social Security Beneficiary 2nd Amendment Rights Protection Act (H.R. 3516), which he introduced September 16... Read more

  • Sam Johnson statement on President Obama's proposed gun control actions
    Posted in Press Release on January 16, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: 2nd Amendment

    Today, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) released the following statement responding to President Obama’s proposed executive orders and legislation on gun control: “The President needs to focus on the real problem in our country – the exploding debt that is putting our children and grandchildren’s future at risk. The debt limit debate needs our President’s undivided attention. Instead, he is focusing on punishing law-abiding citizens who value the legacy of protected freedoms enshrined in our... Read more