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As Texas students clash over Israel-Hamas war, Gov. Greg Abbott orders colleges to revise free speech policies

The governor singled out pro-Palestine groups and said they should be subject to discipline.

Governor Greg Abbott condemns the recent attacks on Israel during a community gathering in support of Israel at the Congregation Agudas Achim in Austin on Oct. 9, 2023. Abbott also announced efforts for Texas to support Israel, which included funding for increased security at Jewish and Israel-related locations such as synagogues and schools and an Executive Order directing all Texas state agencies to refrain from purchasing goods produced in or exported from the Gaza Strip.

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