The Big Conversation:
Even in Texas, the Connecticut school shooting has pounded new urgency into the debate over gun rights. And the discussion is likely to continue in light of another shooting Sunday night at a San Antonio movie theater in which two people were injured.
As the Houston Chronicle notes, though, the loudest debate in Texas in the aftermath of the Connecticut tragedy has focused on whether to expand, not restrict, gun rights.
"Had there been [armed security guards and citizens] in Colorado, at Virginia Tech or now in Connecticut — someone that could have changed the dynamic and to ...