Texas Standard for May 2, 2016
A church fiesta to celebrate children is closed after a 16 year old is thrown from a carnival ride. Who’s overseeing maters of safety? That’s today on the Texas Standard. And: CPS says it’s changing a longstanding policy in cases involving domestic violence. We’ll hear what it means for the kids and their parents. Plus: There’s a new weapon on the streets of Texas. It’s less powerful- but that’s the whole point of a “sponge gun.” Also: Texas, your Texas? A call for the state song, among other official designations, to get a long overdue update.