In response to the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announces he is establishing an anti-terrorism task force. Abbott made the announcement while speaking at a community memorial service Wednesday evening, which was held in honor of the victims of that tragedy.
Texas’s Congress is fighting back as the nation’s legislature increases the desire to restrict the Second Amendment. In May of this year, the 86th Texas legislature reportedly approved 10 firearm laws, which are set to take effect on September 1st. The new laws aim to safeguard a citizen’s right to carry handguns, and protect them from being vulnerable in lawsuits endangering this right.