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School shooting unlikely to bring gun restrictions in Texas

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Guns are so hard-wired into Texas culture that last week's shooting at Santa Fe High School is considered unlikely to result in any significant restrictions on access to weapons.
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School shooting not likely to decide Texas runoff races

School shooting not likely to decide Texas runoff races

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AUSTIN, Texas - A key Texas runoff for a U.S. House seat will test whether the national Democratic Party's establishment can overcome an insurgent wing more openly hostile to President Donald Trump.
Others will set up November contests where Democrats hope to flip three Republican-held congressional districts, a once unthinkable total in such a conservative state. And the party will choose its nominee for governor, even if Republican Gov. Greg Abbott looks unbeatable.
But one issue not expected to resonate is gun control, even though balloting comes four days after a shooting killed 10...
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School shooting unlikely to bring gun restrictions in Texas

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AUSTIN, Texas - The latest school shooting is unlikely to lead to significant new gun restrictions in Texas.
Gov. Greg Abbott begins hosting school-safety roundtable discussions Tuesday. There have been new calls to arm teachers and “harden” campuses against attacks in the wake of last week's shooting at Santa Fe High School that left eight students and two teachers dead.
But few expect the meetings to result in a major push for gun restrictions in a state that has more than 1.2 million licensed handgun owners who can openly carry their weapons in public.
The discussions will start in...
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