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A federal appeals court panel late Monday upheld Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s order to shut down dozens of mail ballot drop-off sites weeks before November’s election.The ruling comes after a federal judge on Friday halted the order, which allowed for only one absentee ballot drop-off location for every county, regardless of its size. Democrats and voting rights groups said the restrictions amounted to voter suppression.
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A mass shooting Tuesday that killed at least 19 children and two teachers at a Texas elementary school came less than a year after legislators drastically expanded gun rights. Pledging to keep Texas a “bastion of freedom,” Gov. Greg Abbott in June signed seven laws, one of which allows people to legally carry handguns without licenses.“Texas…