To address the issues of school shootings, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas has come up with a plan to make Texas schools safer. He promises to do it without affecting the Second Amendment rights of citizens. That would be a good move for a Texas politician. The shooting that occurred at Santa Fe High School has called for more stringent measures to provide for the protection of students. Doing this while respecting the Second Amendment is a tall task for any politician. What does the Governor propose?
As Written By Diana Stancy Correll for the Washington Examiner:
Republican Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas shared 40 recommendations to enhance school safety as part of a School and Firearm Safety Action Plan on Wednesday, a move that comes after a school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, earlier this month.
According to Abbott, the plan will enhance campus security programs, bolster firearm safety, and support mental health assessments to help determine if students could harm others. The plan also calls for additional help for law enforcement officials monitoring possible threats that come through on social media.take our poll - story continues below
“This plan is a starting point, not an ending place,” Abbott said in a statement. “It provides strategies that can be used before the next school year begins to keep our students safe when they return to school. This plan will make our schools safer and our communities safer.”
Abbott did emphasize that Second Amendment rights would not be “infringed” upon as a result of the plan, which calls for almost $110 million in total funding.
“I doubt there has been a Texas governor with a more pro-gun record than myself,” Abbott said at a press conference Wednesday. “I…..
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