Topic: Press Releases

Teachers union leader calls for immediate action on gun legislation, stresses the importance of our educators’ roles in promoting healing with the new school year

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR: August 7, 2019 CONTACT: Rob D'Amico, 512-627-1343 The president of the Houston Federation of Teachers and its state affiliate Texas AFT is calling for more restrictions on guns, particularly access to assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, after the shootings in El Paso and Dayton sent an ominous message that the epidemic of gun violence continues and puts our...

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