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Texas Governor Orders Unannounced, Random School Intruder Audits

Texas Governor Greg Abbott ordered a state school safety group do begin conducting random, unannounced school-intruder detection audits. The order came as part of a multifaceted plan to harden schools in the wake of last week’s Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Texas.

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Vernon Jones Rips Beto O’Rourke: America Needs More ‘God,’ Not More ‘Gun Control’

Former state Rep. Vernon Jones, a conservative Democrat-turned-Republican running for Congress in Georgia, slammed Beto O’Rourke — who is running against Greg Abbott for governor in 2022 — after the failed presidential candidate crashed a press conference covering the mass shooting in Uvalde, saying O’Rourke should be “disgusted with himself,” and called for more God — not gun control — in Americans’ lives.

Georgia state Rep. Vernon Jones poses for a portrait at the Georgia State Capitol on October 25, 2020, in Atlanta, Georgia. - Neighbors and volunteers are handing out water and snacks to the masked voters waiting patiently in line to cast their ballots on a hot October day in the …

Appeals Court Upholds Texas Law Fighting Big Tech Censorship

The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected a Big Tech umbrella group’s efforts to block House Bill 20, a law passed by the Republican-controlled State of Texas that prohibits political censorship by large social media platforms, in a major win for online freedom campaigners.

Texas Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott celebrates during his victory party on November 4, 2014 in Austin, Texas. Abbott defeated Democratic challenger Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Study: Red States Were Right – Schools That Stayed In-Person Didn’t Lose Academic Ground

A report issued by a team of researchers from institutions including Harvard University found that economic and racial learning gaps in states such as Texas and Florida did not widen due to schools largely maintaining in-person classes during the Chinese coronavirus pandemic. Harvard Professor Thomas Kane explains: “Where schools remained in-person, gaps did not widen. Where schools shifted to remote learning, gaps widened sharply. Shifting to remote instruction was like turning a switch on a critical piece of our social infrastructure that we had taken for granted.”

(Kena Betancur, Lynda M. Gonzalez, Joe Raedle, Scott Eisen/Getty Images; Rick Bowmer/AP Photo)

Search Resumes for Texas Guardsman Missing in Border River

EAGLE PASS, Texas — The search for a missing Texas Army National Guard soldier last seen entering the Rio Grande to rescue a migrant north of Eagle Pass on Friday resumed on Saturday morning. An extensive search involving a Border Patrol dive team and other law enforcement resources was suspended late Friday.

Texas officials continue to search for a National Guard Soldier who went missing on Friday while attempting to rescue a drowning migrant. (Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

26 Governors Mobilize Against Migration Chaos at Border

A group of 26 Republican governors joined forces to address the chaotic border policies of the Biden administration that led to an unprecedented crisis along the U.S. border with Mexico. The governors, led by Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Arizona Governor Doug Ducey join together to disrupt and dismantle transnational criminal organizations in order to stop the flow of dangerous drugs and combat human smuggling.

Texas National Guard soldiers hold a group of migrants while they wait for a Border Patrol agent. (Bob Price/Breitbart Texas)