Letters: The debate on gun control rages on

Play Video Play Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% Remaining Time -0:00 This is a modal window. Foreground — White Black Red Green Blue Yellow Magenta Cyan — Opaque Semi-Opaque Background — White Black Red Green Blue Yellow Magenta Cyan — Opaque Semi-Transparent Transparent Window — White Black Red Green Blue Yellow Magenta Cyan — Opaque Semi-Transparent Transparent Font Size 50% 75% 100% 125% 150% 175% 200% 300% 400% Text Edge Style None Raised Depressed Uniform Dropshadow Font Family Default Monospace Serif Proportional Serif Monospace Sans-Serif Proportional Sans-Serif Casual Script Small Caps Defaults Done An election-year effort Re: "Strategies focus on security, not guns — Special session not ruled out for this summer," Thursday news story. It is no mere coincidence that the Texas governor is suddenly looking like he is doing something about this death-by-gun crisis during an election year. But we’ll take help where we can get it. Everything that requires the state to spend money has to wait until the next legislative session and after elections. His pledge to "ask for" another $30 million sounds nice. But with 9,317 public schools in Texas, that works out to an average of $3,220 per school, less than a drop in the bucket and not enough to implement any of the proposals. So let’s see if Texans really value the lives of children and are willing to pay enough taxes to protect them. If the past is any guide, money seems to always win out over lives. Stephen McCluer, Far North […]

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