Uvalde parents' anger and quest for answers persist after committee faults school and police in mass shooting - Eagle Pass Business Journal

Jul 19, 2022 View Original Article
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45% : Others said the committee tried to redirect blame from law enforcement to school officials by focusing on the fact that several Robb Elementary doors were unlocked when the shooter arrived.
45% : She said she's seen Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin and other leaders shut down conversations about gun control even though parents have been advocating for such measures in the days after the incident.
43% : [Texas has had eight mass shootings in the past 13 years, while lawmakers have steadily loosened restrictions on carrying firearms]While polls consistently show that Texans are divided about gun control -- with 40% to 50% saying they want stricter gun laws -- the vast majority of the state laws passed over the past 13 years have expanded where guns are allowed, who can have a firearm in schools and the right to openly carry guns.
40% :For weeks, state leaders have largely blamed Uvalde schools police Chief Pete Arredondo for law enforcement waiting more than an hour to confront the gunman.
35% : Hours earlier, the committee had released a report describing how the shooter prepared and armed himself, how the school district fell short on campus safety preparations and how law enforcement moved too slowly to kill the shooter.
34% : Once law enforcement made it to the school, it took more than an hour to confront the gunman, something that has been heavily criticized by residents, officials and experts.
30% : While House committee members didn't publicly address the legal or professional fates of law enforcement, Guzman, the former Texas Supreme Court justice, said officers who failed to take action should not be working in law enforcement.

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