Texas has had eight mass shootings in the past 13 years, while lawmakers have steadily loosened restrictions on carrying firearms

(Michael Stravato For The Texas Tribune, Michael Stravato For The Texas Tribune)

People outside  a middle school set up as a reunion point for parents and students in Santa Fe, Texas on Friday, March 18, 2018 after a gunman killed at least 10 people at Santa Fe High School.

Credit: Michael Stravato for The Texas Tribune

Texas’ recent string of deadly mass shootings has sparked public debate about gun rights — and a host of laws aimed at preventing the next one. [ Read more ]