How the police's handling of the Uvalde shooting could inspire more people to arm themselves

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This week's mass shooting at a Texas school, in which children were murdered so soon after the racist rampage in Buffalo, has led to more calls for gun control. "When in God's name are we going to stand up to the gun lobby?" President Biden has asked.

But that could change if the complaints about the Uvalde police department's response continue to draw scrutiny. "The police were doing nothing," a parent told The Wall Street Journal. "They were just standing outside the fence. They weren't going in there or running anywhere."

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