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Analysis: The delicate balance of protecting Texans in a state that worships guns

Shootings in Odessa and El Paso added pressure on Republican state leaders to do more to protect Texans. But in a state that prides itself on lenient firearms laws, the politics are treacherous.

Governor Greg Abbott speaks at a press conference after a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso. Aug. 3, 2019.

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