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Harris County gun buybacks get nearly $1.1 million in funding from commissioners

Posted on · Up to eight gun buyback events will be held by the county, potentially starting in November, that aim to reduce instances of gun violence and gun-related deaths. They'll be structured similarly to a buyback event held in Houston in August.

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The response to gun violence, and the Muslim experience in Houston (May 26, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Homicides involving a gun have been on the rise in Harris County since 2018. In the wake of the school shooting in Uvalde, we discuss how we should respond. And a new survey reveals what life is like here for Muslims.

Flowers are placed on a makeshift memorial in front of Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on May 25, 2022. - The tight-knit Latino community of Uvalde was wracked with grief Wednesday after a teen in body armor marched into the school and killed 19 children and two teachers, in the latest spasm of deadly gun violence in the US. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP) (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images)

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Uvalde shooting opens discussion on gun control laws and mental illness

Posted on · Legal, psychology, school safety experts talk about first and best lines of defense on threats within the school community, and how we need to meet in the middle with second amendment enthusiasts for gun violence prevention.

Permitless carry proposals have stalled in the Texas Legislature in past sessions. House Bill 1927 would get rid of the requirement for Texas residents to get a license to carry handguns if they are not already prohibited by state or federal law from possessing a firearm.

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Gun Violence Is A ‘Public Health Issue’ According To Researchers And Survivors

Posted on · A medical doctor began researching the impact of gun violence after a tweet from the NRA tweet 2018 which said,  “Someone should tell self-important anti-gun doctors to stay in their lane."

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