The recent gun violence in Texas has given renewed urgency to calls for gun control by Democrats, but some conservatives believe this may be Democrats’ first step in trying to confiscate firearms. One America’s John Hines has more from Washington.
We’re continuing to follow developing news out of Odessa, Texas, where officials confirm an active shooter has been shot and killed at a local movie theater. Officials said at least two people are dead, and roughly 20 people, including a police officer, have been shot by at least one gunman on the run. According to reports, a suspect opened fire along I-20 this Saturday afternoon, wounding a state trooper and multiple others. The official is said to be in stable condition.
According to California Border Patrol (CBP) agents, new infrastructure in an area known as “smuggler’s gulch” is making a difference. On Thursday, the agent in charge — Justin De La Torre — stated a steep, open canyon between Tijuana and San Diego has been used for decades by immigrants attempting to smuggle drugs into the U.S. from Mexico.
More than a dozen states are supporting President Trump’s decision to end the DACA program. Officials from states including,Texas, Alabama, Alaska, and Arizona filed a legal brief Tuesday with the Supreme Court to oppose DACA. This comes after the Justice Department also filed a brief, stating the president acted lawfully when he decided to end the program in 2017.
It looks like a giant white blimp hanging lazily in the air, but what appears to be nothing more than a simple balloon is part of America’s ongoing fight to keep its borders secure. It’s called the Tethered Aerostat Radar System, or TARS.
A Texas trooper has died months after being shot in the line of duty. 49-year-old Moises Sanchez died on Saturday after he was shot while responding to a vehicle collision back in April.
Democrats continue to claim the Republican stronghold of Texas is up for grabs in 2020, but one high-profile conservative is running for the state’s GOP chair to help ensure the Lone Star State stays red. One America’s Chanel Rion has more from Washington.
GOP lawmakers in Texas are working to convince NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine to reconsider the location for its new moon program.
In response to the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announces he is establishing an anti-terrorism task force. Abbott made the announcement while speaking at a community memorial service Wednesday evening, which was held in honor of the victims of that tragedy.