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Gun Control: What Are You Willing To Give Up?

Feb 12, 2013

Recent mass shootings have brought calls for new gun laws and other efforts to curb violence.  Commentator Chris Tucker says that one defining aspect of American culture will make such changes very difficult.

BJ Austin, KERA

On Young Street in downtown Dallas a gun buyback on Saturday became a bidding war.

Byron Zarabbi

Groups across the country and in North Texas have been organizing gun buybacks for decades. But one local program stands out: the guns collected are turned into art.

At a White House event with children who wrote him letters after the Dec. 14 school shooting in Newtown, Conn., President Obama today said the nation cannot wait any longer to do what can be done to reduce gun violence.

Courtney Collins / KERA News

Strolling through the Dallas Safari Club’s annual convention is like picking a path through the jungle.

BJ Austin / KERA News

A group of Dallas County leaders is calling on state lawmakers to spend more money on mental health. The call comes after years of budget cuts and the Sandy Hook school shooting.

Office of Rep. Villalba

Incoming North Dallas Representative Jason Villalba wants school teachers or staff to carry handguns as a “last line of defense.” But  opponents think that’s a bad idea.

David Chong / KERA News

Nowhere is the gun lobby stronger than in Texas. But even in Lone Star country, the Connecticut school shootings have sparked debate over new restrictions on owning assault weapons.

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