Texas Standard For November 6, 2017

It’s being called the deadliest mass shooting in modern Texas history. Why? And why did it happen in the tiny town of Sutherland Springs? This is a special edition of the Texas Standard, coming to you from a remote community in Wilson County roughly 30 miles east of San Antonio. In yesterday’s mass shooting, nearly one in every ten persons was directly touched by this tragedy – the second major mass shooting incident in the U.S. in less than a month. And: We’ll tell you what we’re learning about the shooter – his bad conduct discharge from the military, and how he obtained access to a new AR-style rifle. Also: Whether this affects the conversation on guns and the chilling new talk of a new normal in this quiet part of rural Texas. All that and much more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardNovember 6, 2017 11:45 am