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Texas Senate Democrats call again for a special session on gun safety in response to Uvalde shooting

The senators said they would support proposals like raising the age to legally own an assault weapon from 18 to 21, creating red flag laws and regulating private gun sales.

State Sen. Roland Gutierrez, D-San Antonio, speaks during a Texas Senate Democratic Caucus press conference urging Gov. Greg Abbott to call a special session to address gun violence in the wake of the recent mass shooting in Uvalde, at the Capitol on Jun. 20, 2022.

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