House Passes Bipartisan Gun Legislation, Sending It to Biden
Congress
House Passes Bipartisan Gun Legislation, Sending It to Biden
2022-06-24 21:41:54
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The House gave its approval on Friday to a bipartisan compromise intended to stop dangerous and mentally ill people from getting their hands on firearms, ending a three-decade stalemate over how to deal with mass shootings and other... Read More

Top Texas Cop: Uvalde Police Response was ‘Abject Failure’
Law Enforcement
Top Texas Cop: Uvalde Police Response was 'Abject Failure'

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The head of the Texas state police pronounced the law enforcement response to the Uvalde school shooting an “abject failure," telling lawmakers that there were enough officers and firepower on the scene to have stopped the... Read More

Shooting Survivors and Families Express Outrage Ahead of Votes on Gun Reform
Congress
Shooting Survivors and Families Express Outrage Ahead of Votes on Gun Reform
2022-06-08 21:32:57
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — The heated emotions of gun violence and mass shootings continued during a congressional hearing Wednesday as lawmakers prepared for a key vote on gun reform this week. Once again, the debate and the hearing before the vote groped... Read More

Uvalde Grieves, Says Goodbyes at Visitations, Funerals
Guns
Uvalde Grieves, Says Goodbyes at Visitations, Funerals

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — It should have been the first day of a joyous week for Robb Elementary School students — the start of summer break. Instead, the first two of 19 children slain inside a classroom were being remembered... Read More

Gun Control Advocates Rally for Action as NRA Convention Proceeds
Guns
Gun Control Advocates Rally for Action as NRA Convention Proceeds
2022-05-31 14:22:34
by Reece Nations

HOUSTON — The National Rifle Association commenced its annual meeting in Houston on Friday, days after the third-deadliest school shooting in United States history took place roughly 280 miles away. The NRA meeting was met with crowds of protesters who... Read More

NRA Hosts Houston Event Despite Uvalde Shooting
Guns
NRA Hosts Houston Event Despite Uvalde Shooting
2022-05-27 19:16:38
by Reece Nations

HOUSTON — The National Rifle Association commenced its annual meeting in Houston on Friday, just days after the third-deadliest school shooting in United States history took place roughly 280 miles away. The NRA meeting was met with crowds of protesters... Read More

Some Grieve, Others Seethe After Texas Mass School Shooting
Crime
Some Grieve, Others Seethe After Texas Mass School Shooting
2022-05-26 12:50:29
by Reece Nations

UVALDE, Texas — Flags were already being flown at half-staff on Tuesday evening, hours after an armed gunman entered Robb Elementary School and opened fire in a classroom. By then, throngs of reporters and federal agents had descended upon the... Read More

Gunman Kills 19 Children, Two Adults in Texas School Rampage
Crime
Gunman Kills 19 Children, Two Adults in Texas School Rampage

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — An 18-year-old gunman killed 19 children as he went from classroom to classroom at a Texas elementary school in a rampage that also left two adults dead, officials said, adding to a gruesome, yearslong series of mass... Read More

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