Sutherland Springs Shooting
November 14th, 2019
I commend the Department of Justice for working to fully implement this law, and I look forward to seeing the continued progress Fix NICS can make to ensure missing records don’t put more innocent lives at risk.
October 18th, 2019
Attorneys for the United States have filed a motion to designate the sporting goods store as a “responsible third party” in the lawsuit.
March 22nd, 2019
Tomorrow will be the one year anniversary of President Trump signing the Fix NICS Act, led in the House by U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) and former U.S. Rep. John Culberson (R-TX), into law:
April 2nd, 2018
Following my visit to First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, I praised the work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Excerpts of my remarks are below. I also want to recognize the FBI. Those of you who are here today...
February 13th, 2018
CNN has reported that in the months following the shooting in Sutherland Springs, TX, the U.S.
November 8th, 2017
The shooter who killed 26 people in a Texas Baptist church on Sunday reportedly escaped from a New Mexico mental health facility in 2012. The mental health incident followed an episode where the shooter previously assaulted...
November 7th, 2017
Sutherland Springs, Texas is located in Wilson County on US 87 South, just southeast of Bexar County, and has a population of about 643. On Sunday, November 5 at 11:30am in a small Baptist church on FR 539 with an attendance...
October 23rd, 2019
Sandy Hook, Orlando, Las Vegas, Sutherland Springs, Santa Fe, and most recently – El Paso and Midland-Odessa. Across the nation, city names have become trending hashtags as acts of mass violence have rocked communities, and...
May 17th, 2019
Evil never triumphs.Just ask Mark Collins, associate pastor of the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs.
March 5th, 2019
Several agencies, including the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security, have yet to comply in full with the Fix NICS reporting requirements.
March 29th, 2018
Today, I will meet with Pastor Frank Pomeroy, Stephen Willeford, and survivors of the tragedy at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs to discuss the Fix NICS Act being signed into law. I released the following...
November 14th, 2017
Just one week after 26 of its members were murdered and 20 more seriously wounded by a deranged gunman, the Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church held its Sunday morning service. Only this time, it was at the nearby...
November 7th, 2017
Yesterday on the Senate floor, I addressed the shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Excerpts of my remarks are below, and video of my remarks can be found here.