POSTED: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 1:09pm
UPDATED: Friday, April 12, 2013 - 1:41pm
AUSTIN, TEXAS (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — Senator Cornyn introduces a legislation bill to improve the safety of prosecutors on Wednesday, April 10, 2013.
Senator Cornyn introduced legislation that would allow local governments to use existing funds to provide security details for prosecutors and judges who are in danger of retaliation or intimidation.
The bill would also extend the rights of those officials at the state and local level to carry weapons for self-defense purposes.