After six mass shootings under his watch, some are urging Abbott to finally act on the guns. He says the problem is mental health, but Texas is lagging on that as well. Will there be accountability?
Facing the biggest audience of the 2022 campaign, Texas Governor Greg Abbott sought to show he shared the horror and grief of the families of Uvalde, whose lives were forever scarred by the shooting of the May 24 that killed 19 elementary school students and their two teachers. .
“I can feel their pain,” Abbott said during the Sept. 30 debate at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, which aired or streamed to every corner of the state.