Tuesday, July 5

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Parents are scared about gun violence in schools, and so are their school-aged children — CBS News poll
Politics

Parents are scared about gun violence in schools, and so are their school-aged children — CBS News poll

The spate of gun violence seems to be taking its toll on parents and children alike. Parents are concerned about the safety of their children in schools and report feeling stressed, scared and angry — and many report that their children are feeling the same. Parents on both sides of the gun control debate express concern about their children's safety. Three in four parents of school-aged children are at least somewhat concerned about the possibility of gun violence at their children's school, including one in three who are very concerned. Large majorities of parents report feeling sad, stressed, scared and nervous after seeing or hearing about the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Two in three parents say they are angry. ...
Daniel Defense, maker of gun used in Uvalde school shooting, withdraws from NRA convention
Business

Daniel Defense, maker of gun used in Uvalde school shooting, withdraws from NRA convention

Daniel Defense, the manufacturer of a rifle used by the gunman in the deadly Uvalde elementary school shooting, said it has canceled its appearance at the annual NRA convention, which opened today in Houston. The Black Creek, Georgia-based company is one of several late withdrawals from the event, which is being held just days after a gunman killed 19 schoolchildren and two teachers at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas,. In a statement on its website, the gun maker said that it "is our understanding that the firearm used in the attack was manufactured by Daniel Defense."The shooter, who had bought two rifles prior to the massacre, brought only one of the guns into the school with him, which was the AR-15-style semiautomatic rifle made by Daniel Defense, according to The Texas T...
‘This is on you’ – Houston Public Media
Politics

‘This is on you’ – Houston Public Media

Former Congressman Beto O’Rourke, who is running for Texas governor, interrupted Gov. Greg Abbott’s press conference on Wednesday, blaming him for the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde. This week on Party Politics, Co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina discuss the horrific school shooting in Uvalde, Tx., the politics surrounding yet another call for gun reform, and the results of this week’s runoff elections, among other stories. Party Politics is taking a break for the summer, but we’ll be back with new episodes in September. TEXAS TOPICS Uvalde, Tx. tragedy Another call for gun reform Beto crashes Abbott press conference NRA convention in Houston Runoff election roundup   You can subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts (or wherever you get your ...