Politics

After Uvalde school shooting, Beto O’Rourke renews calls to ban assault weapons

Posted on · O’Rourke became known on the presidential campaign trail for his “Hell yes” promise to ban assault weapons. He’s been less vocal about the policy in his run for governor but this week, after the school shooting in Uvalde, he’s been newly assertive about the issue.

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Reactions of understanding, grief, and healing from Uvalde mass shooting

Posted on · In continuing this conversation, we hear from those who have had their lives universally changed by this event and others like it. In sharing their stories, we learn how grief can be turned into action. Plus, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia weighs in.