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Texas relaxed gun laws after recent mass shootings

"When Texas Republicans look at these massacres, they don't blame guns or gun laws. They blame people," fellow Mark Jones said of state lawmakers who expanded gun rights during the last legislative session. Associated Press: https://bit.ly/33syH7E