The shooting at the Washington Naval Yard comes as Texas Senators seek support for a bill declaring Major Nadal Hasan's attack on Fort Hood to be "terrorism."
Spurred on by the Aurora, Colorado incident, the City of Houston Mayor's Office released a PSA packed with tips on how to survive a shooting crisis last week.
On February 3, 2012, Fred Yazdi shot and killed 23-year-old Enrique Recio. In the latest test of Texas's Castle Doctrine, his trial ended last night with a conviction.
Researchers from Texas A&M found that laws similar to Texas's castle doctrine actually lead to more homicides instead of deterring crime.