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Abbott should acknowledge role of racist rhetoric in shooting of 2 migrants, Texas Dems say

Posted on AllSides October 6th, 2022
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In the wake of the deadly shooting of a migrant in West Texas, U.S. Rep. Al Green responded Tuesday to Gov. Greg Abbott blaming the incident on the Biden administration's border policies, urging the governor to be "forceful" on the issue of gun violence.

"Governor, when things are done with intentionality, it's more than a simple tragedy," Green said. "You've gotta be forceful, be as forceful as you would be if an undocumented person had taken a life. Given this circumstance, coupled with what happened at Uvalde, Abbott needs to call a special...

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