protesters gather on the West Mall of the University of Texas campus, in Austin, to oppose a new state law that expands the rights of concealed handgun license holders to carry their weapons on public college campuses
Ralph Barrera/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File
July 12, 2018 - 6:14 am
Attorneys for three University of Texas professors asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to revive their challenge of a law allowing people with concealed-handgun licenses to carry weapons on public university campuses.
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Police officers stand at the scene of a shooting on the east side of Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 24, 2018.
Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman via AP
May 25, 2018 - 5:14 am
A man armed with a pistol walked into an Oklahoma City restaurant at the dinner hour and opened fire, wounding two customers, before being shot dead by a handgun-carrying civilian in the parking lot, police said.
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 Texas governor Greg Abbott
May 24, 2018 - 5:20 am
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday he could support stronger regulations for gun storage and quicker reporting to law enforcement when a court has determined someone is mentally ill in order to keep them from having weapons.
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President Donald Trump speaks during the National Rifle Association-ILA Leadership Forum, in Atlanta.
(AP Photo/Mike Stewart File)
May 02, 2018 - 2:34 pm
A year ago, the nation's most powerful gun lobby was riding high: The millions the National Rifle Association had spent to help elect Donald Trump, one of the nation's most gun-friendly presidents, had paid off, and members were hopeful that more firearms restrictions would soon be eased.
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