About Domestic Terrorism and Restrictions on Buying Guns

From POLITICO Playbook:


IN TEXAS — Gov. GREG ABBOTT asked the state legislature on Wednesday to “form special committees to make legislative recommendations in response to the Uvalde school shooting,” per the Texas Tribune’s Patrick Svitek.

IN NEW YORK — “The white supremacist accused in the Tops Markets mass shooting that killed 10 people faces a 25-count indictment in Erie County Court, including a charge of domestic terrorism,” the Buffalo News’ Aaron Besecker reports. “He faces 10 counts of first-degree murder as a hate crime, 10 counts of second-degree murder as a hate crime, three counts of attempted second-degree murder as a hate crime, as well as a second-degree criminal possession of a weapon charge.” Related read: “New York jumps to pass major gun restrictions after mass shootings,” by Marie French and Anna Gronewold