Houston Police Chief Says It's Time to 'Ask God's Forgiveness' for Inaction on Gun Control

When politicians like Ted Cruz copy-paste their prayers into another post-school-shooting press release, they usually fluff it up with a solemn thanks to police and first responders. Hours after Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo responded to this week’s school shooting about 30 miles away in Santa Fe, which left ten…

After School Shooting, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Boldly Suggests... Door Control

  • Republicans, who have so far sought to address school shootings by offering prayers, arming teachers, equipping students with clear backpacks, and increasing security at schools, now have another strategy: limit the number of entryways (what Jezebel senior editor Joanna Rothkopf dubbed “door control”). In the wake of…