TEXAS – Gov. Greg Abbott issued an open letter to the people of Texas in response to the attack in Dallas that killed five police officers and wounded seven others.
He is also speaking to the media for the first time since the shooting.
Abbott titled the letter “A Time To Come Together,” and posted it online Friday.
In the letter, Abbott asks for prayers and underlines that “every life matters.” He urges Texans to come together and says “Texans are the first to open their hearts, their homes, their wallets to offer charity and love.”
Abbott closes by saying he has faith in the goodness of Texas and of America, “for in the end, evil always fails.”