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US Sister of Texas church shooting victim: 'No more guns'

16:51  07 november  2017
16:51  07 november  2017 Source:   cnn.com

Newspaper: Texas sheriff says there were multiple deaths in church shooting and shooter has been taken down

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No more guns .” Santos’s niece, Regina Rodriguez, was also emotional as she explained that she was unsure how to tell her five children what Related stories. Church shooter ’s history puts a spotlight on Texas gun laws. Trump points to mental health after shootings , but action has been minimal.

(CNN)The family of one of the 26 people shot and killed in a Texas church Sunday morning appeared on CNN's "New Day" Tuesday with a simple message: " No more guns ."

a man and a woman posing for a picture © CNN

The family of one of the 26 people shot and killed in a Texas church Sunday morning appeared on CNN's "New Day" Tuesday with a simple message: "No more guns."

Evangelina Santos, whose brother Richard Rodriguez died in the attack in the small town of Sutherland Springs, choked back tears as she told anchor Alisyn Camerota, "Anybody can carry a gun now, even crazy people. Tell the President that. No more guns."

Santos's niece, Regina Rodriguez, was also emotional as she explained that she was unsure how to tell her five children what happened to their grandfather.

Handout photo of Bryan Holcombe and his wife Karla Plain Holcombe: Bryan Holcombe (L), an associate pastor of the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs where the shooting took place, was killed in the gunfire. His wife, Karla (R) was also killed. Bryan and Karla�s son, Marc Daniel Holcombe, was also killed with his infant child, Noah Holcombe, who was just a year old. Family members Joe and Claryce Holcombe told the Washington Post they lost eight extended family members.Social media/Handout via Victims of the Texas church shooting

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Scalise calls Texas shooting 'devastating'

  Scalise calls Texas shooting 'devastating' Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.), a victim of a shooting himself, reacted Sunday to news of a mass shooting at a Texas church, calling it "devastating.""Devastating news from Texas today," Scalise tweeted. "Praying for the victims, the heroic first responders and the whole Sutherland Springs community.

Tell the President that. No more guns ." And somehow we make it a few months without a shooting , and someone brings up gun control again, and they say, "there's no need, we're doing great now."

' No more guns ': Sister of Texas church massacre victim makes tearful plea for restrictions on firearms purchases. Evangelina Santos, sister of shooting victim Richard Rodriguez, went on CNN Tuesday to deliver a message to President Trump: ' no more guns '.

"I just explain to all my kids that he's in heaven," she said. "I don't know what else to do."

The younger Rodriguez continued, "Everybody tells me I need to be strong because I have children and I'm trying, but I don't feel strong. I don't feel strong. That was my dad."

On Tuesday morning, President Donald Trump told reporters "there would have been no difference three days ago" if an extreme vetting process for gun ownership had been in place so that the gunman couldn't acquire a weapon.

Texas church won't reopen after shooting: pastor .
The Texas church where a gunman last weekend killed 26 people will not reopen, the church's pastor has said."There's too many that do not want to go back in there," Pastor Frank Pomeroy said Wednesday, according to The Wall Street Journal. The Texas church where a gunman last weekend killed 26 people will not reopen, the church's pastor has said.

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