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Gun violence

Uvalde families protest to demand action from the district

For over 48 hours, families of victims of the Uvalde massacre protested outside the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District headquarters to call for an investigation into the campus police response at Robb Elementary on May 24. Since the kil...

Texas Senate Hearings on Uvalde End With Little Talk of Guns

The Texas Senate committee formed after the Uvalde mass shooting held its first public hearings this week. For anyone hoping something substantial will be done before the start of the school year in August, none of it instilled confidence. Tuesda...

Let us Make Laws Gov. Abbott, Says Texas Senator Representing Uvalde

The Texas Senate Democratic Caucus held a press conference on Monday where they continued calls to address gun violence with a special legislative session that would see lawmakers return to Austin insead of waiting until 2023. “Texas has suffered ma...

In an Open Letter, Conservative Donors Endorse Basic Gun Safety Legislation

Following the tragedy in Uvalde, where an 18-year-old gunman shot and killed 19 children and two teachers with an AR-15, there have been calls to reexamine America’s gun laws and pass strong gun control legislation, a continuation of a tense nationwide...

‘Enough Is Enough’ March for Our Lives Rallies on Gun Reform in Houston

Around 600 Houstonians protested in front of City Hall and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz’s Southeast Texas office on Sunday, June 11, to raise awareness on gun safety legislation and violence in light of the recent stream of mass shootings across the country. ...

Cuellar Sides With GOP, Votes Against Gun Reform

On Wednesday, conservative Democrat Rep. Henry Cuellar, who represents Texas’s 28th congressional district, voted against raising the minimum age to access semi-automatic rifles from 18 to 21 in the House of Representatives’ latest legislation on gun s...

Family of Uvalde, Buffalo Victims Testify in Congress

Family members of the victims of mass shootings, including Buffalo and Uvalde, testified in Congress on Wednesday during a hearing on gun violence with the Committee on Oversight and Reform. Zeneta Everhart, mother of 21-year-old Zaire Goodman who w...

Matthew McConaughey Visits Washington to Push Senate on Gun Violence

Texas actor Matthew McConaughey delivered remarks at the White House Press Briefing on Tuesday, speaking to reporters about the victims of the mass shooting in Uvalde last month. McConaughey, who was born in Uvalde, said he had recently met with the...

Op-ed: The Lone Wolf/Mental Health Claim About Gun Violence in America Is a Dangerous Diversion

In a press conference last week after the standard litany of prayers and thoughts was offered, Texas Governor Greg Abbott tried to pass off, once again, the massacre at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, and mass shootings in general, as attributable to...

Father of Uvalde Victim Demands Gunmaker Hand Over Communications With Shooter

The father of ten-year-old Amerie Jo Garza, one of the 19 children killed in the Robb Elementary School shooting, is demanding the gun manufacturer of the AR-15 used in the shooting hand over any communications they had with the Uvalde shooter who purc...
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