Spooked by the gun control debate, some rural Texas communities say they will defy ”unconstitutional” gun laws, though it’s not clear how they would do so.
The lieutenant governor's pledge to "take an arrow" from the NRA is a surprise, but the move is not as politically risky as it looks.
This week on the National Podcast of Texas, a freewheeling conversation with Texas’s junior senator.
The Texas congressman doesn’t believe in background checks between friends.
The Houston police chief addresses the ugly mood of America after the mass shooting at Santa Fe High School.
The governor’s proposals would not prevent more than 70,000 high school students from legally buying rifles and shotguns.
What a pattern of inaction after school shootings is doing to American children.
If activists want to make headway on reining in gun violence, they need to understand gun culture.
The cornerstone document of our republic is under assault from the right and the left.
A 35-year-old Arlington woman was arrested last week for the murder of her husband and stepdaughter, and her political affiliations make this an especially heated case.
Members of the gun control organization Mothers Demand Action found members of Open Carry Texas outside one of their meetings in Arlington on Saturday. What happened between the two groups is subject to interpretation.
The Navy SEAL sniper was killed at a gun range in Erath County before he completed his second book, "American Gun." Now his wife and co-authors are determined to share the story they knew Kyle wanted to tell.
The Austin-based non-profit Defense Distributed has successfully created and tested the "Liberator," the first gun made entirely from 3-D printed plastic pieces. Government officials are already hoping to limit its legality.
Gun Barrel City passed a non-binding resolution to encourage all its citizens to arm themselves, partly in an attempt to lure the gun industry.
The Armed Citizens Project, a Houston-based nonprofit seeks to provide free firearms for residents of high-crime neighborhoods in an effort to fight crime. Not surprisingly, opinions vary on the programs goals.
Why we need to get a grip on all this Second Amendment hysteria.
Texans don’t love guns just because we’re Texans.
State legislators propose a bill that would allow communities to raise taxes in order to fund the school security measures they prefer.
State politicians propose solutions ranging from arming teachers to praying for protection.
Unlike the NRA, “Uncle Ted” did not go quiet or show any signs of softening his stance on guns after last week’s Newtown shooting.
Four Texans received Fs—almost as many Texans as received A+s.
Twelve days after the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy, Lyndon Baines Johnson successfully pushed Congress to pass a big gun control bill.
On a day that no other U.S. senator was willing to be interviewed on TV about gun rights, Rep. Louie Gohmert joined Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson in calling for more guns in schools.
In my 86 years I’ve come into the possession of an assortment of firearms: a Colt .32-caliber semiautomatic pistol that my grandfather bought at a hardware store in Cuero; a Remington Model 870 pump, 20-gauge shotgun that my Aggie uncle-by-marriage used to shoot birds; the Winchester Model 06 pump .22 rifle I got on my tenth birthday; and many others. And each one has a story.
During the first week of April, as the Legislature considered the case for concealed weapons, Texas mourned the consequences of two gun-related tragedies in Corpus Christi: the murder of Tejano superstar Selena Quintanilla Perez and the shooting of five workers at a refinery inspection company by a…