Analysis: Are Texans horrified by the Uvalde school massacre ready to demand change?

Counting the Uvalde massacre, mass shootings have claimed the lives of 108 people in Texas since 2009.

By Sanford Nowlin

We don't yet know what mental illness, consuming rage or hate-fueled ideology drove an 18-year-old gunman to enter a Uvalde elementary school on Tuesday and spill the blood of innocents. But we do know this: politicians are already scrambling to assure us the shooter's ability to purchase firearms and body armor bore no responsibility. Mere hours after the carnage, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas — recipient of a 100% rating from the National Rifle Association (NRA) — sounded a warning against "politicizing" it...

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