Texas Gun Laws Will Get More Lenient After The El Paso Shooting

Bustle - 08-07


Half a dozen new Texas laws aimed at loosening restrictions on guns will take effect next month, just weeks after a gunman killed 22 people and injured dozens of others in El Paso. Though the bills are aimed at allowing lawful gun owners to defend themselves from the same kind of violence that happened in the border city, gun safety advocates and experts tell Bustle they could actually make active shooter situations even more dangerous and result in more gun deaths.