GUN VIOLENCE IN TEXAS COST $16.6 Source billion
per year
It is estimated that at least 37% Source of Texans own guns. Gov. Abbott blames the shooting in Uvalde, one of the deadliest in the state’s history, on mental health issues. Source among US states for overall access to mental health care.
Texas has some of the weakest gun laws in the country. Source You’re not required to pass a criminal background check before purchasing a firearm from an unlicensed seller.
91% Across high-income countries, Source of children ages 0 to 14 years killed with guns are from the United States.