Category Archives: Guns in schools

Patrick shoots down idea to protect schools

  Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says he wants to protect students and educators from gun violence, but his first priority is keeping the firearms industry happy. Gov. Greg Abbott also is a major promoter of firearms, but in the days … Continue reading

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Abbott has a school safety plan. Now what, governor?

  Gov. Greg Abbott has a school safety plan. Now what? More specifically, how is he going to pay for it? Or maybe more to the point, who is going to pay for it? So far, Abbott has identified about … Continue reading

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Abbott proposes unlocking guns on school campuses

  Not only does Gov. Greg Abbott want to arm more teachers and other school employees, he also wants to unlock their guns during the school day. This is one provision of the governor’s proposal to expand the voluntary “school … Continue reading

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How will Second Amendment Abbott try to address gun violence in schools?

  No doubt, Gov. Greg Abbott is as devastated as most Texans over the tragedy at Santa Fe High School, the senseless loss of 10 more people to gun violence. But what, if anything, will he do about it? As … Continue reading

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