Gun violence

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Op-Ed: It’s been one year since the shooting in El Paso and nearly one year since the tragedy in Midland-Odessa and Texas Republicans are no closer to taking measurable steps to end gun violence and stop the spread of white supremacy.

On August 3, 2019, a gunman motivated by xenophobia and white supremacy traveled more than 11 hours through the state of Texas to open fire in an El Paso Walmart, killing 22 people. The shooter posted a manifesto shortly before committing the massacre in which he...

Call us skeptical of Dan Patrick v. N.R.A.

Hardcore N.R.A. member Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick supporting a type of gun background check doesn’t pass the smell test.  Politics is a strange business, so anything’s possible. We hope our skepticism is misplaced. This could be one of those rare inflection points in...