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Why Don’t We Regulate Semiautomatic Guns The Same Way We Regulate Automatic Ones?

As Texas debates what, if any, steps should be taken to prevent mass shootings in the state, we asked our audience what questions they had about guns in schools. A common question was whether why regulations on automatic weapons differ … Continue reading

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At Gun Control Meeting With Trump, Cornyn Pushes For Action On Background Checks

At a bipartisan White House meeting on gun violence Wednesday, President Donald Trump pressed Republican U.S. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas and other lawmakers to come together and create “one great piece of legislation” to address background checks on gun sales, … Continue reading

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Details Released From Investigation Into Alpine School Shooting

The Alpine Police Department released new details on Tuesday about the recent shooting at Alpine high school that left one student dead and one injured. In a statement yesterday, the department said the 14-year-old freshman girl who shot and injured a … Continue reading

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Shooting at Alpine High School Leaves One Dead, One Injured

Updated to include a comment from the Marathon Motel indicating a reported bomb threat there was the result of a misunderstanding. A seemingly average Thursday morning in small-town Alpine, TX turned traumatic after a 14-year-old female freshman student shot and injured … Continue reading

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Sul Ross Dean of Student Life: Campus Carry “Probably Doesn’t” Lead to Safer Environment

The Dean of Student Life at Sul Ross State University in Alpine said in an interview Monday that while he personally believes Texas’ new “campus carry” law is “pretty convoluted”, has “a lot of flaws” and “probably doesn’t” make for … Continue reading

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With Texas Now a Campus Carry State, Here’s What You Need to Know

After months of meetings, protests and political debates, the time has come: It’s legal to carry handguns into university buildings in Texas. The state’s new campus carry law, passed in 2015, went into effect Monday. Here’s what it means at … Continue reading

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City-Commissioned Sculpture Raises Questions Of Censorship

A public art piece in El Paso that was abruptly removed by city officials earlier this year is raising questions about censorship. The metal sculpture depicted a flock of birds carrying off fragments of guns once used to commit crimes. … Continue reading

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Second Amendment and U.S. Constitution Rally at Brewster County Courthouse lawn

On Saturday afternoon, Big Bend residents gathered at the Brewster County Courthouse lawn for live music by the Doodlin’ Hogwallops and speeches during the “Support the 2nd Amendment & U.S. Constitution Rally.” Gun rights advocates and veterans from the Big … Continue reading

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