Texas Gov. Abbott says the Uvalde school shooter had a "mental health challenge" and the state needed to "do a better job with mental health" — yet in April he slashed $211M from the department that oversees mental health programs. nbcnews.to/3MNvCF7
Texas doesn't have a hotline if you see a man go into an elementary school classroom with his AR-15, but it does have a hotline if you see a woman go into a Planned Parenthood parking lot with her car.
#BREAKING The #Oklahoma governor just signed a *total* abortion ban with a Texas-style enforcement mechanism. It goes into effect immediately making Oklahoma the first state to totally outlaw abortion since #RoeVWade in 1973. What this means 🧵
Pediatrician here. I want people to know that death by firearm is not rare in kids. In fact, it has been the #1 cause death in this age group since 2020. In 2020 alone, 4300 children died from firearms. That’s equivalent to one Boeing 747 plane crash every month for 9 months.