POSTED: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 5:40pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 7:46pm
AUSTIN — Texas Governor Rick Perry was among the first to respond to the gun law proposal that was laid out by President Obama Wednesday, and released the following statement:
"There is evil prowling in the world - it shows up in our movies, video games and online fascinations, and finds its way into vulnerable hearts and minds. As a free people, let us choose what kind of people we will be.
Laws, the only redoubt of secularism, will not suffice. Let us all return to our places of worship and pray for help. Above all, let us pray for our children."