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Texas House advances bill raising age to buy semi-automatic rifles: Uvalde parent weighs in

Brett Cross, father of a student killed in the shooting spree at Robb Elementary school, center, wipes away tears as he joins other advocates for control gathered at the Texas Capitol to call on Texas lawmakers to strengthen Texas' gun laws, in Austin, Texas, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023. (Eric Gay/AP)
Brett Cross, father of a student killed in the shooting spree at Robb Elementary school, center, wipes away tears as he joins other advocates for control gathered at the Texas Capitol to call on Texas lawmakers to strengthen Texas' gun laws, in Austin, Texas, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023. (Eric Gay/AP)

Here & Now‘s Deepa Fernandes speaks with Brett Cross, whose son Uziyah Garcia was killed in the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, about the bill in the Texas legislature that would raise the minimum age to buy certain semi-automatic rifles from 18 to 21.

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