We can DO SOMETHING NOW about gun violence in Texas. Call or write to Gov. Abbott, your State Representative, and your State Senator and tell them to tighten gun laws in our state. We need meaningful legislation, not misdirected Executive Orders.  Express your support for a Special Session to strengthen our gun laws. Our elected officials are supposed to work for us! When we organize and act, we make a difference.

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Hi, my name is {your name} and I live in {town/district/zip code}. I am calling to ask {Governor Abbott/ Representative…/Senator…} to call a special session to tighten gun laws so that constituents like me can live without fear of being shot when we go to school, work, worship, or shopping for groceries.

After these last two tragedies, Governor Abbott spoke to his constituents. He told us that our safety was important to him, he told us that we can no longer keep things the way they currently are. He knows that change is needed if we are going to address gun violence and save lives.

To protect us and keep us safe, we need our elected officials to support a special session. We don’t have any more time to wait.

Thank you.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Governor Abbott Call: 512-463-2000

Governor Abbot email: https://gov.texas.gov/apps/contact/opinion.aspx

State Rep and State Senator contact information https://wrm.capitol.texas.gov/home

BACKGROUND

Texas Tribune: Texas House Democrats ask Greg Abbott for Emergency Session

NY Times: Texas is a Leader in Mass Shootings. Why is the Governor Silent?

Straus: Special Session on Gun Reform Needed Now in Texas