Texas Gov Vows New Laws In Wake Of Mass Shooting

The Hill reports:

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Friday said he expects new laws to be enacted in response the shooting this week that killed 21 people at an elementary school.

“Do we expect any laws to come out of this devastating crime? The answer is yes. Absolutely yes,” Abbott said. When asked about calling a special session for the legislature in response to the shooting, he said “all options are on the table.”

Abbott seemed more resistant to measures targeting background checks on guns and new laws around buying rifles. “Anyone who suggests we should focus on background checks instead of mental health, I suggest to you it is mistaken,” Abbott said.

Read the full article. Expect these “new laws” to be about “door control” and armed guards.