Texas gears up for battle over gun rights after Waco shooting

Posted on May 21, 2015


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Texas is gearing up for a battle over gun rights after the Waco shooting.

Authorities investigate a shooting in the parking lot of the Twin Peaks restaurant Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Waco, Texas. Authorities say that the shootout victims were members of rival biker gangs that had gathered for a meeting. (AP Photo/Jerry Larson)

According to The Hill, gun control advocates aren’t letting a good crisis go to waste.

They call the shootout between rival biker gangs that left nine dead “a wake-up call.”

“Dear #Texas lawmakers: more guns in more places with fewer safeguards not winning strategy for public safety #txlege #WacoShooting #GunSense,” tweeted Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.

“#WacoShooting should be wake up call for #txlege: stop taking orders from gun lobby; listen to police and constituents @MomsDemand #GunSense,” she added later.

Although Watts claims to be speaking for Texas mothers…

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