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The 2022 Texas Tribune Festival

Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan rules out raising the minimum age to buy a firearm

At the 2022 Texas Tribune Festival, the Texas House speaker also signaled willingness to consider exceptions to the state’s abortion ban.

Dade Phelan, Speaker of the Texas House, speaks with Evan Smith at The Texas Tribune Festival on Sept. 23, 2022 in Austin, TX.

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