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Gov. Greg Abbott issues eight executive orders aimed at stopping potential mass shooters

The orders focus largely on improving reporting channels when members of the public or law enforcement agencies worry that a person might become violent.

Gov. Greg Abbott meets with El Paso lawmakers on Wednesday, August 6, 2019. Abbott, along with Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen, visited the city in the aftermath of Saturday's shooting that left 22 dead at a local WalMart.

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