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Texas Lawmakers Approve Bill To Train Teachers To Be Armed Marshals

Texas schools could train teachers as armed marshals to exchange gunfire with potential attackers under a bill approved by state lawmakers and sent to Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday, while a key lawmaker said attempts to allow concealed handgun license holders to carry their weapons into college classrooms is likely dead.


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Opinion: Gun Reform

In the wake of the tragedy in Connecticut, it is clear that this nation needs to reform its gun laws and a number of other needs now.


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Gov. Perry: Teachers Should Carry Concealed Handguns

Texas Gov. Rick Perry indicated Monday that he supported allowing teachers and administrators to carry concealed handguns in response to the Connecticut school massacre that left 20 children dead.


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Restaurant Owner Says On Facebook He Doesn’t Care That ‘A Bunch Of White Kids Got Killed’ In Newtown Shooting

The owner of an Austin restaurant is facing criticism for saying he doesn’t care about a bunch of dead white kids following the Newtown, Conn., school shooting.


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Officials: 20 Children Killed During Connecticut Elementary School Shooting

27 people are confirmed dead including 20 children, during a shooting at a Connecticut elementary school Friday.


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Official: Gunman Killed In Connecticut School Shooting

A shooting at a Connecticut elementary school Friday left the gunman dead and at least one teacher wounded and sent frightened pupils into the parking lot.