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Reaction Mixed to Abbott's Proposal to Protect Cops With Hate Crimes Law (Audio)

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Monday he wants to classify attacks on police as hate crimes. The idea has the backing of law enforcement groups, but it’s raised some concerns among advocates for hate crimes legislation.

Gov. Greg Abbott at a press conference on the Dallas shootings on July 8, 2016.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Monday he wants to classify attacks on police as hate crimes. The idea has the backing of law enforcement groups, but it’s raised some concerns among advocates for hate crimes legislation.

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