gun control

From Texas Standard.

After another school shooting in Texas, this time in Santa Fe, calls for action have come from various places along the political spectrum. Some believe that beefed-up school security is the answer, while others advocate gun regulation. Texas lawmakers are talking about how to move forward, including Republican Jason Villalba, a member of the Texas House from the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and Rep. Chris Turner, chair of the Texas House Democratic Caucus.

Churchill High School students walk out of class to call for tighter gun control laws April 20, 2018.
Camille Phillips | Texas Public Radio

Hundreds of students at several different San Antonio schools called for an end to gun violence Friday by participating in walkouts and on-campus events.

For many who participated, ending gun violence means tightening gun control.

Erol Morgan, 16 holds up a sign at San Antonio's March For Our Lives Mar. 24. She's a student at North East School of the Arts at L.E.E. High School.
Camille Phillips | Texas Public Radio

Hundreds of people took to the streets of downtown San Antonio Saturday to call for more gun control.

It was one of about 800 protests scheduled worldwide in conjunction with a march in Washington D.C. organized by students who survived the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida last month.


Live video stream begins at 9 a.m.

President Trump is speaking at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference. His comments come amid a debate about gun laws after a shooting a high school in Parkland, Florida.

From Texas Standard.

Bump stocks are back in the news now that President Donald Trump has made a move to ban them. These devices, which basically turn a semiautomatic gun into an automatic gun, were not used in the latest mass shooting at a Florida high school, but were used in the deadly Las Vegas concert shooting in October.

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