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Families of the Uvalde shooting victims denounce Gov. Greg Abbott’s inaction on gun reform

The governor has made a vocal enemy in the families of Robb Elementary shooting victims. They are demanding a special legislative session to reach a compromise on the minimum age to purchase semi-automatic rifles.

Families of the victims of the Robb Elementary shooting wait to speak during a March For Our Lives protest at the state Capitol on Aug. 27, 2022.
People hold signs during a March For Our Lives protest at the state Capitol on Aug. 27, 2022. Families of the 21 victims of the Robb Elementary shooting spoke up, calling for Gov. Greg Abbott to enact a special session, and increase the age to own AR style weapons to 21.
Family members of Maite Rodriguez wear green converse in her memory during a March For Our Lives protest at the state Capitol on Aug. 27, 2022. Families of the 21 victims of the Robb Elementary shooting spoke up, calling for Gov. Greg Abbott to enact a special session, and increase the age to own AR style weapons to 21.
Maggie Mireles, sister to Eva Mireles, speaks during a March For Our Lives protest at the state Capitol on Aug. 27, 2022. Families of the 21 victims of the Robb Elementary shooting spoke up, calling for Gov. Greg Abbott to enact a special session, and increase the age to own AR style weapons to 21.

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