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Black Gun Owners in Texas Decry Racial Bias

When police mistakenly identified a peaceful protester who was legally, openly carrying a weapon as a suspect in the Dallas attacks, it sparked outrage among black gun owners who say they're discriminated against for exercising their Second Amendment right.

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U.S. Sen. John Cornyn held a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on May 12, 2015.
 Abby Livingston

Cornyn Gun Measure Fails in U.S. Senate

A week after the deadliest mass shooting in the country's history, the U.S. Senate voted down four gun control measures, including one put forward by Sen. John Cornyn seeking to ban the sale of weapons to people on the FBI’s terrorist watch list.

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