LOCAL NEWS: Republicans Side with NRA, Gun Lobby Over Children

Just days after a gunman murdered 21 people in Texas, Republicans across the country are making clear that when it comes to our children or the gun lobby, they’ll pick the gun lobby every time. Whether it’s Donald Trump and Republican leaders speaking at an NRA meeting this weekend in the wake of the shooting or GOP members of Congress taking millions from the NRA and blocking life-saving gun safety measures, the Republican party has made clear where they stand.

Here are some local headlines from across the country on the GOP siding with the gun lobby over children: