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Texas 2022 Elections

35 family members of Uvalde shooting victims throw their support behind Beto O’Rourke ahead of debate

In a news conference ahead of the only gubernatorial debate, 35 family members of Uvalde school shooting victims said they would support O’Rourke because of Gov. Greg Abbott’s inaction on gun control measures.

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke hosts a press conference in Edinburg, on Sept. 30, 2022, with parents and families of the 19 children killed at Robb Elementary in Uvalde.
Jesse Rizo, the uncle of Jackie Cazares who lost her life in the Uvalde school shooting, speaks at a press conference urging Gov. Abbott to call a special session to raise the legal age to buy an assault weapon from 18 to 21 in Edinburg on Sept. 30, 2022.

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