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

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Hours ahead of the only planned gubernatorial debate of the election cycle, the families of Uvalde school shooting victims threw their support behind Democrat Beto O’Rourke, saying in a news conference that incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, had not taken meaningful enough action on gun control measures following the deaths of 19 schoolchildren and two teachers. “I’m speaking directly to moms when I say our babies’ lives are on the ballot,” said Kimberly Rubio, the mother of 10-year-old Alexandria “Lexi” Rubio who was killed during the school shooting. “It happened to me, it can happen to you. And this pain, it’ll bring you to your knees.”
2 months ago·Edinburg, United States

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

Courtesy of KRGVEDINBURG — Hours ahead of the only planned gubernatorial debate of the election cycle, the families of Uvalde school shooting victims threw their support behind Democrat Beto O’Rourke, saying in a news conference that incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, had not taken meaningful enough action on gun control measures following the deaths of 19 schoolchildren and two teachers.“I’m speaking directly to moms when I say our babie…

2 months ago·Panama City, United States
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Beto O’Rourke says Greg Abbott 'refuses' with audience after Uvalde families traveled 280 miles

Beto O’Rourke accused Gov. Greg Abbott of refusing to face voters during the candidates’ first and only gubernatorial debate by not allowing a studio audience to view the event.“It’ll be empty—no seats filled—because Abbott refuses to face those he’s failed these last 8 years,” O’Rourke said in a tweet with a photo of an empty auditorium before the debate began.Abbott’s team rejected the assertion, saying that O’Rourke agreed to the audience-fre…

2 months ago·United States
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O'Rourke buses Uvalde families to Edinburg for debate as Abbott derides him as 'con man'

Uvalde families blast Abbott for not calling a special session of the Texas Legislature...

2 months ago·Houston, United States
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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.

2 months ago·San Antonio, United States
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Uvalde families travel to Edinburg to rally for Beto O'Rourke ahead of debate

Many of the families of the Uvalde shooting victims have spent the four months since the shooting advocating for stricter gun measures.

2 months ago·Austin, United States
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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.

2 months ago·Austin, United States
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