Sutherland Springs, Wrongful Death Lawsuit, Jeff Mateer Is ‘qualified': Your Friday Evening Roundup

Good evening. Here are some stories you may have missed today.Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.After massacre, a Texas town says more guns are the answerWith horror, the mother realized the thunderous bangs near her house were gunfire. She grabbed her three children and two firearms, and hid in the bathroom, shaking and scared."The only sense of protection that I felt like I had were those guns in my house," said Lagena Garcia, 31.The mass shooting at First Baptist Church that killed 26 people and wounded 20 others has not made the residents of this rural area east of San Antonio reconsider their belief in guns. It has only reinforced the sense that the answer to America's mass shooting problem is not gun control. It's more guns — more guns in the hands of good people who can stop the bad guy.After all, they say, the shooter, Devin Patrick Kelley, was stopped by a neighbor of the church, Stephen Willeford, who confronted him with a rifle. Without Willeford's armed response, there's no telling how many more would've died.Battling grief: Sutherland Springs tries to move on from tragedy.Violence and view: Five months after a gunman opened fire on a group of GOP lawmakers during baseball practice, Austin Rep. Roger Williams is among those still dealing with the aftermath of a life interrupted by violence.  Continue reading...

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