Texas Gun Law Allows Hero To Save Lives

Starting today E-City Beat is adding a new feature to the blog – a weekly (at least) roundup of some of the top national, state, and local stories from various news outlets curated in an easy access format.

Happy New Year to all of our readers! We hope you enjoy this new addition to our blog.

National
The White Settlement, Texas church shooting (U.S. News & World Report)

“After the shooting, Texas officials hailed the state’s gun laws, including a measure enacted this year that affirmed the right of licensed handgun holders to carry a weapon in places of worship, unless the facility bans them.

That law was passed in the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history, which was also at a church. In the 2017 massacre at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, a man who opened fire on a Sunday morning congregation killed more than two dozen people…”

State
Montana winter storm (KTVH, Helena)

“Storm cycle is picking up with mountain snow and a lot of wind moving in for the New Year.”

Local
Great Falls man assaults police officer (KRTV, Great Falls)

“Charged in Great Falls with assault on a peace officer, misdemeanor resisting arrest, and misdemeanor obstructing a peace officer”

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