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After another mass shooting, Texas Democrats again push for gun control measures

The question moving forward is whether Democrats, outnumbered in the Texas Legislature for two decades, will be able to put enough pressure on lawmakers to move on a previously intractable issue in gun-friendly Texas and that Republicans, who support looser gun laws, will fight tooth and nail.

Texas Democratic candidate for governor Beto O’Rourke speaks on stage at a protest of the NRA Annual Meeting in Houston on Friday, May 27, 2022.

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