Rare GOP votes in Texas for gun bill after mass shootings

Posted on AllSides May 10th, 2023
From The Left
AP Photo/Eric Gay

As a Republican in the Texas Capitol, Sam Harless turned heads: He voted in favor of a stricter gun law.

In doing so, the Houston state representative helped advance a bill in the Texas House that would raise the purchase age for AR-style rifles like the kind used by an 18-year-old gunman in Uvalde last year. The vote came just days after eight people at an outdoor mall in Dallas were killed by a 33-year-old gunman, who President Biden said used an AR-15-style weapon.

The bill has little chance of becoming law, but that...

Read full story

More News about Gun Control and Gun Rights from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right