AG Paxton: Local Governments Must Allow the Sale of Firearms March 27, 2020 - 11:55 Posted in: COVID-19 AG Paxton: Local Governments Must Allow the Sale of Firearms AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today issued a legal opinion following a request from Representative Dustin Burrows regarding the sales of firearms in Texas municipalities and counties. The opinion concludes that municipal and county authorities may not use emergency powers to ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!