Rhonda Hart, the mother of 14-year-old Kimberly Vaughan and a military veteran, tells The Associated Press she thinks Texans who want to buy guns should be subject to the same rigors as a person who wants to seek an abortion, including a mandated weeklong waiting period and counseling.
She says she has received calls and emails from Sen.
Texas's conservative and powerful lieutenant governor, Dan Patrick, suggested after the shooting that school buildings may need fewer entrances and exits, and that violent video games may be partly to blame.
The team wore "We Play for Santa Fe" T-shirts in Santa Fe High School's colors.
Days after 10 people were shot to death at Texas high school, Governor Greg Abbott met with politicians and school administrators on Tuesday to consider proposals to stem school violence in a state where gun-control measures usually sink in the Republican-controlled legislature.
"The kid didn't own guns".
Discussion will shift to victims' perspectives.
Texas' second day of roundtables on curbing school shootings will tackle the thorny issue of gun control, with the state's chief firearm lobbying association and a gun reform group attending.
The shirts have "We Play For Santa Fe" on them and are in the school's colors.
The high school's choir will perform the national anthem and there will be a moment of silence and a video tribute prior to tipoff to remember the victims.
Santa Fe was still reeling from the attack.
The Astros plan to give all proceeds from their Share2Care 50/50 raffle Tuesday night to the Santa Fe Strong Memorial Fund.
The teachers will not be convening at the high school today, CNN has learned.
"We will be increasing police visibility at each school through the remainder of the school year", Greg Smith, the superintendent of schools at Clear Creek, said in a letter.
Teachers returned to work on Wednesday.
"We're grieving differently. Mainly, we just want to be left alone - is what the community wants", McGuire said.
A church group will host a gathering at a football stadium to honor those killed and injured during a Texas high school shooting.
The alliance said in a Facebook post that the event will include "worship, words of encouragement and prayers for all of the families who are grieving".
The talks came in the aftermath of Friday's massacre at Santa Fe High School that killed eight children and two teachers in the latest example of the mass shootings that have become a pervasive part of American life.
The program trains people, using Federal Bureau of Investigation threat-assessment criteria, to go to schools and screen students, according to Billy Philips, an epidemiologist and director of the Office of Rural Health at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.
Among the measures coming out of the meeting that Abbott said he would like to see implemented quickly were expanding school safety training programs, bolstering threat assessment systems and expanding a pilot program created to screen for students who might be a threat to themselves or others.
Dimitrios Pagourtzis is being held on capital murder charges.