Texas Standard For May 21, 2018

A Texas GOP lawmaker says the governor should call a special session on gun violence. Has Santa Fe become a turning point in Texas? Governor Abbott has long opposed gun control, but after Friday’s massacre at Santa Fe high school south of Houston, the governor now says he wants to lead a discussion on how to stop school shootings. Will gun control be on the table? Two Texas lawmakers – one a Democrat and the other a Republican – weigh in. And: Veterans going hungry at unusually high rates. What’s being done and what isn’t. Also: Comedian Mo Amer on being proudly Texan, proudly Muslim and sharing a first-class plane trip with Eric Trump. Those stories and more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardMay 21, 2018 11:46 am|