Houston Public Media: In Texas, There’s No One-Size-Fits-All Strategy To Protect Schools From Gun Violence

On the federal level, Texas legislators have introduced measures relating to guns and school safety.

Democratic Congressman Lloyd Doggett opposes the proposed legislation.

“Bills like that of Sen. Cornyn and Rep. Williams [are] really an excuse and a political contrivance to avoid taking bold action that’s needed to confront the National Rifle Association,” he said.

He said he wants to see Congress pass laws that create more comprehensive background checks, provide funding for community health programs and ban assault rifles.

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