A Year After the Santa Fe School Shooting, Texas Legislature Shuns Tougher Gun Control

May 17, 2019 - Time Magazine

(AUSTIN, Texas) — A year after a high school mass shooting near Houston that remains one of the deadliest in U.S. history, Texas lawmakers are on the brink of going home without passing any new gun restrictions, or even tougher firearm storage laws that Gov. Greg Abbott backed after the tragedy.

A Republican governor pushing even a small restriction on firearms kept at home in gun-friendly Texas was a landmark shift after two decades of loosening weapons regulations. And it put Texas in ...