Texas Governor Cancels Shotgun Giveaway After School Shooting
Texas Governor Cancels Shotgun Giveaway After School Shooting
Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
| Jeenah Moon Reuters
22 May, 2018, 21:27
That's in sharp contrast to the response to the February 14 shooting rampage at a high school in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 dead. "And two, she just didn't have feelings for the boy", he said. "You might just say, 'No more trench [coats].' The creepy people, make a list, check it twice". He said any legal changes considered would "protect Second Amendment rights". "If something like this happened again, our teachers would be ready".
In their first statement since the massacre, the family of the suspect, Dimitrios Pagourtzis, said Saturday that the bloodshed "seems incompatible with the boy we love".
Gillard said the gunman kept shooting despite a fire alarm to alert authorities.
17, is under suicide watch at the Galveston County Jail, officials said Monday. "From what I see, I don't believe any of the individuals that were killed were from law enforcement", Trochesset said.
Ten people were also injured in the attack, said Texas Governor Greg Abbott.
A spokesman for Abbott, a Republican, said the campaign raffle will go ahead, but the victor will instead receive a $250 gift card. Since 2013, Texas has reduced the cost and hours of training needed to be licensed to carry a handgun, allowed "open carry" for handgun license holders, and allowed concealed handguns in college classrooms and dorms.
Abbott's campaign website on Monday dropped a contest which gave donors a chance to win a shotgun, one of the types of weapons used in Friday's attack, said John Wittman, a campaign spokesman. A photograph of the governor aiming a shotgun was removed.
After the Florida tragedy, President Donald Trump organized discussions on how to prevent school shootings and at least mentioned the idea of limiting gun sales, though little concrete came out of those.
Texas Gun Sense, which advocates for tighter gun controls, was invited to Wednesday's meeting, said the group's executive director, Gyl Switzer.
An emotional service was also held at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, where one of the students killed, Jared Black, had been a member.
"We can't do gun violence prevention without being optimistic".
"We have a lot information and there is a lot of investigation still to be done", Roady said.
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Abbott easily defeated two Republican primary opponents in March and will now face either former Dallas County sheriff Lupe Valdez or Houston businessman Andrew White in the November general election, according to the Dallas News. I've worn a gun over 40 years.
Despite the fact that Rodriguez's story is unable to be corroborated - which itself was even mentioned in the Los Angeles Times article - the headline for the story reads "Texas school shooter killed girl who turned down his advances and embarrassed him in class, her mother says".
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