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Texas law protecting armed churchgoers draws national attention after White Settlement shooting

Top Texas officials touted the law, saying it saved lives. Gun control advocates, meanwhile, argued stricter gun laws would have prevented the shooting in the first place.

By Abigail Hauslohner, Deanna Paul and Kim Bellware, The Washington Post
The West Freeway Church of Christ in White Settlement, where a shooting took place on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019.

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