(LEGAL INSURRECTION) – Governor Greg Abbott announced that in 2021, the state seized 964 lbs. of fentanyl, which is a more than 1,000% increase from 2020. In a press conference on the fentanyl crisis held at a DPS crime lab in Houston, Abbott listed alarming stats that should have us all very worried.
In 2019 there were 277 fentanyl deaths. However, in 2021 there were almost 1700 deaths. Abbott said, “It’s because of Washington’s open border policies that deadly fentanyl is flooding (into) into the United States.”
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The fentanyl crisis is a big deal. Everyone in America should be worried, especially if you live in Texas. “Fentanyl does not derive from Texas or from the United States. It comes across the border from Mexico and it’s killing Texans. And it’s getting worse.”