In response to Susan Hull’s letter printed 3/31/2021, Posted in: OpinionsLetters to the Editor She is correct that few Republicans in Texas own assault rifles. Or few in the USA for that matter. It’s been illegal to manufacture new automatic weapons for civilian use since May 19,1986. Now, it is not illegal to own one. That is if you have $15 to over $70 ...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!