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Analysis: Since Texas leaders aren’t doing much about guns, watch what they say

After the Odessa shootings, Gov. Greg Abbott said actions are louder than words. That may be right. But don't forget about the words.

Flanked by El Paso lawmakers, Gov. Greg Abbott talks to the press after meeting with state legislators on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. From left (in front of flag): State Rep. Mary González, D-Clint; state Sen. José Rodríguez, D-El Paso; state Rep. Joe Moody, D-El Paso; Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick; and El Paso state Reps. Cesar Blanco and Lina Ortega. Also present, not pictured: State Rep Art Fierro and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen.

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