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Law Signed Making Attacks on Police in Texas a Hate Crime

June 19, 2017
Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott recently gave his approval to the Police Protection Act, which ups the penalties for crimes against law enforcement officers in the state.

Video: TX Governor Signs Sanctuary Cities Ban Into Law

May 8, 2017
Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that he has signed a new ban on sanctuary cities into law, which would require both local government and law enforcement to comply with federal immigration laws or face legal consequences.

TX Governor Signs Sanctuary Cities Ban Into Law

May 8, 2017
Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that he has signed a new ban on sanctuary cities into law, which would require both local government and law enforcement to comply with federal immigration laws or face legal consequences. More Here.

Texas Governor Announces Police Protection Act

July 19, 2016
The proposal is punctuated by making it a hate crime for anyone to commit a crime against a law enforcement officer out of bias against the police. The governor will request that the Texas legislature pass the Police Protection Act in the 2017 legislative session.

Texas Chiefs: Open Carry "Handcuffs" Law Enforcement

May 28, 2015
Texas police chiefs are urging Gov. Greg Abbott to veto legislation repealing certain handgun restrictions in Texas if lawmakers do not remove a controversial provision the chiefs fear would allow criminals to carry firearms without repercussions.
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