Matt Shaheen isn't keeping Texas students safe

Politicians offer thoughts and prayers, and pledge that they will do whatever they can to ensure that this will “never happen again”, but public focus on the incident inevitably fades, and nothing changes.

Ron Simmons isn't voting to keep schools safe

Politicians offer thoughts and prayers. They pledge that they will do whatever they can to ensure that this will “never happen again,” but public focus on the incident inevitably fades, and nothing changes.

Gun Control Advocates and Opposition at the Capitol

On February 13th, hundreds of volunteers with the Moms Demand Action - Texas Chapter wore red as they marched to the capitol, some carrying pictures of loved ones who were killed due to gun violence, to speak with legislators about passing stricter gun laws. One such law- the Red Flag law- would allow a judge to temporarily prohibit someone who poses a danger to themselves or others, from gaining access to guns.

"We're all afraid to go to school": After Santa Fe, Texas seeks to make...

Students at Westwood High School describe the threat of school shootings as a "constant fear." Last May, at Santa Fe High School, near Houston,...

Bill to End Rape Kit Backlog Gets Tentative Approval from House

On Wednesday, the Texas House unanimously approved House Bill 8, authored by Rep. Victoria Neave (D-Dallas), which seeks to end the rape kit backlog...

Texas Senate passes school safety bill intended to prevent mass shootings

State Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, authored a comprehensive school safety bill after the mass shooting at Santa Fe High School in his district. Bob Daemmrich...

Gov. Greg Abbott signs several school safety bills in wake of shooting at Santa...

Capping off a yearslong effort to prevent another school shooting like the Santa Fe High tragedy, Gov. Greg Abbott signed a series of bills...

Gov. Greg Abbott deploys DPS to combat Dallas violent crime spike

Gov. Greg Abbott announced Friday that he has directed the Texas Department of Public Safety to send officers to Dallas to help the city's...

After Gov. Greg Abbott vetoes cyberbullying prevention bill, some worry forms of online harassment...

Two years ago, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law a bill criminalizing cyberbullying, with an increased punishment if there's...

Texans Remain Unsafe on Roads After Legislature Fails to Address Traffic Safety

Texas leads the nation in traffic deaths, yet little was done by the Texas Legislature this year to address the issue.

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