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Super Bowl LI and Campus Carry: Tuesday’s Show (February 10, 2015)

Posted on · Last week’s Super Bowl reminded us of a number of things: That despite off-the-field challenges, the NFL can put on a big show. That two great football teams playing to the best of their abilities can be exciting to watch. That depressing commercials might not be the best idea. And that it’ll be Houston’s turn in […]

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KUHF Conversations: State Rep. Garnet Coleman (D) on Texas’ Stand Your Ground Law

Posted on · Garnet Coleman sits down with Morning Edition Host David Pitman to talk about why he thinks the state's "stand your ground" law should be changed. Rep. Coleman sponsored a bill this past session to roll back changes that lawmakers passed in 2007, but the bill never made it out of committee. In this interview, Coleman explains what he thinks it will take for lawmakers to seriously consider limiting stand your ground provisions to protecting one's home.

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NRA Annual Convention Kicks Off In Downtown Houston

Posted on · The annual meeting of the NRA officially kicked off today at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. More than 70,000 members are expected at the three-day event. KUHF's Carrie Feibel dropped by and spoke to members as they browsed the convention floor, examining new guns, holsters and hunting equipment. She also spoke to protestors outside.

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Effectiveness Of Gun Buyback Programs Depends On Objective

Posted on · Earlier this week, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill into law that requires cities to resell guns they obtain through buyback programs. Gun buyback programs are popular with many municipalities. A former Houston police chief says such events can be an effective way of preventing guns from falling into the wrong hands.