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Texans With AK-47s Prod Legislature to Ease Curbs on Pistols

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Texas lawmakers arriving at the Capitol for the legislative session’s first day were met by roving bands carrying AK-47s and waving “Come and Take It” flags. They manufactured semiautomatic rifles with help of a 3-D printer.

The groups at the statehouse gates in Austin on Jan. 13 looked ready to revolt. In a sense, they were.