Written by Texas Tribune on May 25 2022 - 1:35pm
By Emily Hernandez and María Méndez, The Texas Tribune
Written by Texas Tribune on May 25 2022 - 12:00pm
By Kate McGee and Jolie McCullough, The Texas Tribune In the past few years, Texas Republicans have been quick to consider a crackdown on gun violence after a mass shooting. They did so in 2018 after a 17-year-old entered Santa Fe High School and killed 10 people. Then again in 2019, when two mass shootings weeks apart occurred in El Paso at a Walmart and then in Midland and Odessa after a dismissed worker opened fire.
Written by Texas Tribune on May 24 2022 - 12:29pm
By Matthew Watkins, The Texas Tribune Mass shootings in Texas have become so common, they begin to collectively feel familiar. But each lands with fresh horror. The sniper who climbed a tower 56 years ago at the University of Texas to gun down students introduced the state to the threat. The massacre of 23 at a Walmart by a gunman targeting Hispanics reminded us in 2019 of the hatred and insanity that persist here.