Greg Abbott, Governor of Texas While visiting the site, I met an emotional and agitated crowd Uvalde school shooting.
On SundayAbbott was scolded by a crowd of outside spectators Rob Primary School. The site was the scene of a tragic massacre last week that claimed lives 21, including two academics and 19 students in second, third and fourth grades. Since then, a huge temporary memorial has sprouted. Some shouted at the governor to change the gun law, others shouted at him “out of shame”.
Since the mass shootings, Abbott has been lax for failing to change gun laws and for his comments shortly after the tragedy. During a news conference, the Republican governor said, “It could have been worse,” citing the death toll. He also praised the officers for bringing down the shooter. However, he acknowledged that he had been misinformed about the timing of the officers’ response, and said that he was “outraged” that despite the heavy police presence at the school during the shooting, law enforcement did not involve the shooter. Salvador Ramos, 18, At least 45 minutes. He was eventually killed by police.
Judiciary Has announced that it will conduct an investigation into why officers failed to act quickly as soon as the genocide took place. Abbott said the new law would be effective in the area of mental health, but not something that would address the issue of stricter gun laws.
“Anyone who suggests we should focus on background checks instead of mental health, I’m advising you that this is wrong,” Abbott said.