The Texas Progressive Alliance looks forward to a day when it never has to mourn the victims of another mass shooting again as it brings you this week’s roundup.
Libby Shaw at Daily Kos has had it with political inaction after yet one more tragic mass shooting. Enough is enough. The carnage has got to stop. Fire the cowards who enable gun slaughter. When Political Cowardice is Lethal.
The Texas Democratic Convention was held in San Antonio this past weekend, and by all accounts was underwhelming, as PDiddie at Brains and Eggs predicted.
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.
Diana Wray recaps Dan Patrick’s very bad day on Twitter following the Orlando massacre.
The TSTA blog calls for educators to unite against Donald Trump.
Ben Becker has some questions for TEA Commissioner Mike Morath about the STAAR test.
Alamo Heights ISD Superintendent Kevin Brown and several of his colleagues warn that we can no longer fool ourselves into believing that just because many students seem to do well and graduate prepared for college and career, that we can sustain those results over time.
Scott Braddock peeks behind the curtain at the handful of rich radicals who were trying to buy this year’s legislative elections.
Nancy Sims mourns the tragedy in Orlando and asks what we all will do about it.
Kris Banks asserts that gun safety is an LGBT issue.