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Texas abortion law author reacts to California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s pledge to do the same thing with guns: “Good luck”

State Sen. Bryan Hughes, R-Mineola, who wrote the law, was dismissive of Newsom’s effort to restrict gun rights by using Texas’ legal strategy to ban many abortions. He said he didn’t think his enforcement mechanism would be “effective against firmly established constitutional rights.”

California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks after the polls close for the recall election at the California Democratic Party headquarters in Sacramento, California, on Sept. 14, 2021.

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