|SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS—Texas Gov. Abbott just concluded a press conference on the Uvalde school shooting massacre where he yet again spread misinformation. Gov. Abbott suggested that background checks don’t work and pointed to the Sutherland Springs Shooting in Texas as an example. That’s not true and Gov. Abbott needs to correct the record. Again. The Federal Judge issued a verdict in the Sutherland Springs case specifically finding that Background checks not only work to prevent gun violence but that had they been implemented properly, the Sutherland Springs Church shooting would’ve been prevented. We call on Gov. Abbott correct his error. Immediately.
Here is what the Court held: