Dade Phelan says Texas Legislature will not pass gun safety laws

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to date with the most essential news from Texas. Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan said the state legislature will not pass meaningful gun safety legislation in its next session, but signaled an openness to creating limited exceptions to the state abortion ban. Families … Read more

Benham brothers say predators needs Jesus, not more ‘gun laws’

Business leaders David (L) and Jason Benham, whose reality show was canceled following comments against same-sex marriage, speak during the Family Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa August 9, 2014. | Reuters/Brian Frank As the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas that left at least 21 dead sparked a fierce political debate over gun control on Tuesday, … Read more