Governor Greg Abbott met Thursday with 12 attorneys general from across the country in Weslaco, Texas, to discuss the state’s border security, and stated that cartels are using TikTok to recruit smugglers.
“TikTok should be ashamed and condemned, it is necessary to take legal action against them”
Abbott said, according to Telemundo 60 San Antonio, that To put an end to this situation, it is necessary to resort to legal channels and the legal remedy of “injunction” could be executed.; that is, resorting to a court order to stop the use of the social network for these criminal purposes.
“TikTok should be ashamed and condemned, legal action needs to be taken against them for promoting human trafficking in Texas and the United States,” Abbott said, reported KVUE, an ABC affiliate licensed to Austin, Texas.
Texas continues to build its own border wall
Abbott noted that in the state continue to build their own border wall and that collaborating with other state leaders is now more important than ever.
“Like Texas, the attorneys general here today are working around the clock to provide the safety and security that Americans demand and deserve, and I thank them for their support and continued efforts to secure our border and keep communities safe.” the entire United States,” he said.