Spurred by recent shooting massacres at a Connecticut elementary school, a Colorado movie theater and several colleges, Texas legislators filed nearly 100 gun-related bills this session, roughly twice the number of the session two years ago.
Befitting the state’s reputation as a bastion of gun rights, most of the proposals were firearm friendly, such as measures to allow concealed weapons in college campus buildings or to entice gun manufacturers away from states with stricter gun laws. Others fell on the enforcement side, like efforts to limit gun sales to criminals.
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