Lori Haas in the Houston Chronicle

Gun safety groups beat the NRA in Virginia. Next stop: Texas

“People are tired and fed up that those in control — and at this point in time, Republicans — are doing nothing about this,” said Lori Haas, the state director of Stop Gun Violence, who has lobbied the state legislature on the issue ever since her daughter was shot at Virginia Tech in 2007. “Virginia Tech happened 12 years ago and people thought there would be something … Of course the voters are fed up and demanding change. If we can’t change the laws, we’re going to change your seats.”

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