Federal court deals blow to ATF pistol brace rule ahead of gun accessory registration deadline
Gun rights groups argue the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives lacks the authority to force millions of gun owners to register their weapons equipped with stabilizing braces.
Advocates push for more gun safety as Texas legislative session comes to a close
A group of advocates is pushing for more gun safety as the legislative session draws to a close. This comes one day before the anniversary of the Uvalde school shooting at Robb Elementary School.
Gun safety bill clears critical vote in Texas House
SB 728 requires county clerks to send juvenile mental health cases to Texas DPS, so it can be entered into the National Instant Criminal Background Check System.
Judge rules banning gun sales to young adults under 21 is unconstitutional
The judge's ruling, if not overturned, would allow firearms dealers to sell guns to 18- to 20-year-olds.
'Raise the age' gun measure fails to move forward after passing out of House committee
A Texas bill that would raise the age to legally purchase semi-automatic rifles lost its momentum, and was left off the Texas House’s agenda ahead of a key deadline.
Families of Uvalde school shooting victims speak out after House committee advances HB 2744
On the last day to take a vote, the Texas House Community Safety Committee did so on House Bill 2744. It raises the age to buy assault rifles from 18 to 21.
Texas House Committee passes bill to raise purchase age for certain assault-style rifles
A Texas House committee advanced a bill Monday, May 8 to raise the age to buy an assault-style rifle from 18 to 21. The surprise move came two days after yet another deadly mass shooting, this time at an outlet mall in Allen, Texas.
Texas bill to raise purchase age for certain assault-style rifles passes House committee
The Texas House Select Committee on Community Safety voted on Monday, May 8 to raise the minimum age to buy an assault style rifle from 18 to 21.
Texas House panel OKs bill raising age to buy semi-automatic rifles days after Allen mall shooting
The legislation would raise the minimum age for purchasing certain firearms but likely wouldn’t have been a hindrance to the Allen gunman obtaining a weapon. The bill still faces an uphill climb in the Legislature.
Texas bill requiring schools to have panic button system awaits Gov. Abbott's signature
Every classroom in every Texas school will have some type of panic button silent alert system. That will be the law under SB 838 and its House companion Bill HB 669.
Majority of Texans support raising the minimum age to buy firearm: UT study
A new University of Texas poll shows a majority of Texans support raising the minimum age to buy a firearm from 18 to 21. Ed Espinoza, Democratic analyst, and James Dickey, president of JD Consulting, discuss.
Parents of Uvalde school shooting victims advocate for 'common sense gun laws'
Parents were at the Capitol advocating for "common sense gun laws," including House Bill 2744, which would raise the minimum age to purchase a semi-automatic rifle from 18 to 21.
Fox News Poll: Voters favor gun limits over arming citizens to reduce gun violence
Half of the people polled worry about being a victim of gun violence, including many in gun-owning households.
Families of Uvalde school shooting victims ask Texas lawmakers to consider gun reforms
It's been almost a year since the deadly shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde. Some parents and relatives of the victims came to the Texas Capitol Tuesday, April 18 hoping lawmakers would consider some kind of gun reform.
Texas House holds hearing on dozens of gun safety bills
Bills limiting access to guns and ammunition are not expected to move forward. Things like requiring safe storage of firearms, background checks and tougher criminal penalties for gun crimes, have traction.
'Tennessee Three' member Rep. Gloria Johnson vows to keep gun reform fight going
One of the Tennessee state lawmakers at the center of controversy, amid calls for new gun laws, says she has no plans to give up her fight — even if it nearly cost her a seat in the state House.
Round Rock students stage walk-out to protest gun violence
Students at Round Rock High School walked out of school Wednesday afternoon, as part of a nationwide walk-out protesting gun violence.
Texas Senate passes bill setting mandatory prison sentences for gun crimes
Senate Bill 23 would create a mandatory 10-year prison sentence for criminals who commit gun crimes.
Lawmakers get into hallway shouting match over gun violence as Democrat calls Republicans 'cowards'
Rep. Jamaal Bowman was shouting in front of a throng of reporters before Rep. Thomas Massie challenged him
Proposed mandatory 10 years for gun crime draws warning at Texas Capitol
There was significant push-back on Thursday at the state capitol against a proposed law mandating 10 years in prison for those convicted of gun-related crimes.