Written by Texas Tribune on Jun 08, 2022
By Eleanor Klibanoff, The Texas Tribune For LGBTQ mental health support, call the Trevor Project’s 24/7 toll-free support line at 866-488-7386. You can also reach a trained crisis counselor through the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline by calling 800-273-8255 or texting 741741.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jun 06, 2022
By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Progressive candidate Jessica Cisneros announced Monday she will request a recount in the hard-fought Democratic primary runoff against U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, after she finished 281 votes behind him.
Written by Vivian Lopez on May 31, 2022
Texas Monthly explains why Border Patrol was at the scene of the Uvalde school massacre: "When Border Patrol radios crackled with a request for aid from local Uvalde police on Tuesday, it was nothing out of the ordinary. Agents often act as first responders to emergencies in their communities.…
Written by Vivian Lopez on May 31, 2022
National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman's Poem: Schools scared to death. The truth is, one education under desks, Stooped low from bullets; That plunge when we ask Where our children Shall live & how & if To read more of her poem, click here
Written by Texas Tribune on May 30, 2022
By James Barragán and Zach Despart, The Texas Tribune After the Uvalde school shooting that left 21 people dead, Texas Democrats are once again urging state leaders to enact gun control measures to help prevent similar tragedies in the future.
Written by Texas Tribune on May 29, 2022
By Sneha Dey, The Texas Tribune The U.S. Department of Justice will review the law enforcement’s response to the Uvalde school massacre as local police face intense scrutiny for not acting quickly enough to confront the shooter.
Written by Texas Tribune on May 29, 2022
By Abby Livingston, The Texas Tribune Only 12 days after visiting a community center in Buffalo, N.Y., following a mass shooting that claimed 10 lives at a supermarket, President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden arrived in Texas on Sunday morning to console victims of the deadliest school…
Written by Texas Tribune on May 27, 2022
By Brian Lopez, The Texas Tribune Katrina Rasmussen was an eighth grade student in North Texas when she watched the raw, televised images of kids her age running from their Colorado high school while bleeding students and teachers were carried into parked ambulances. Now, 23 years later, she…
Written by Texas Tribune on May 26, 2022
By Jolie McCullough and Kate McGee, The Texas Tribune Four years after an armed 17-year-old opened fire inside a Texas high school, killing 10, Gov. Greg Abbott tried to tell another shell-shocked community that lost 19 children and two teachers to a teen gunman about his wins in what is now an…
Written by Texas Tribune on May 25, 2022
By Emily Hernandez and María Méndez, The Texas Tribune