Falling thru the cracks? Like the fort hood shooter, the Orlando gunman had twice been interviewed by the FBI. We’ll explore. Also you too can buy an AR-15…assuming you meet certain basic criteria…but no, the weapon used in yesterday’s massacre was not an automatic. Sorting the fact from fiction over so-called ‘assault rifles’… And the aches and pains of Texas flooding…and we’re not talking about just headaches. Plus the high price of police body cameras…when calculating the costs, are policymakers missing out on a hidden windfall? Those stories and lots more today on the Texas Standard:
In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the psychology of guns.
Looser gun laws, modest tax cuts and more money for Texas roads, but after 140 days, it’s now closing time at the State Legislature.
Today is Sine Die, the last day of the legislative session-we’ll speak to a capitol reporter. Plus, it’s been more than two weeks since a shootout in Waco claimed nine lives, and almost all the 170 people arrested are still in jail under million dollar bonds.
Also, health risks related to the floods, and how to open your own mobile home park.