School Shootings

Stephen King Urges Gun Grabbers ‘Don’t Let Up’

Amid failure to secure new gun laws, Stephen King is urging gun grabbers, “Don’t give up.” He wants gun control advocates to keep pushing and specifically notes that they should pursue a ban on “semi-auto rifles,” which he calls “school shooter guns.”

Author Stephen King speaks at Book Expo America, Thursday, June 1, 2017, in New York. King and his son, Owen, have co-written a novel, Sleeping Beauties, to be published in September. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Texas Governor Proposes Plan for Enhancing School Safety

Texas Governor Greg Abbott unveiled a comprehensive new plan to enhance school safety during a Dallas-held news conference on Wednesday. His recommendations come nearly two weeks after an active shooter killed eight students and two teachers plus injured many others at Santa Fe High School.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott -- Hurricane Harvey relief briefing. ( Anthony Smith/Getty Images)