Police block off the road leading to the scene of a school shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde on Tuesday. It was the deadliest school shooting in Texas history. Credit: Sergio Flores for The Texas Tribune

Top Texas Republicans resist gun control and push for more armed teachers and police at schools in wake of Uvalde shooting

As President Joe Biden vowed to enact stricter gun laws following the Uvalde shooting, top Texas Republicans worked to create distance between the shooting and potential gun restrictions.

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Police block off the road leading to the scene of a school shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde on Tuesday. It was the deadliest school shooting in Texas history. Credit: Sergio Flores for The Texas Tribune

BY JOSHUA FECHTER, Texas Tribune, texastribune.org

 

Texas had eight mass shootings in the past 13 years. What happened in the aftermath?

Texas’ recent string of deadly mass shootings has sparked public debate about gun rights — and a host of laws aimed at preventing the next one. See how lawmakers responded and how Texans felt in the aftermath with our timeline.

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