Did Texas Really Have Three ISIS-Related Incidents?

Our weekly check in with the Texas Truth-O-Meter.

By Alain StephensDecember 16, 2015 9:52 am

When you think of ISIS, you may think of a more global threat. But Gov. Greg Abbott thinks Texas might be the new target. The governor recently told a national audience that Texas has had three ISIS-related incidents.

Is that a fact? Gardner Selby of the Politifact Texas fact-checking team is on the case.

Abbott appeared on “The Real Story,” a Fox News program, to explain his stance on keeping refugees out of Texas because of security concerns.

“We’ve had three ISIS-related incidents already and now with the possible connection of one of the Syrian refugees being involved in the terrorist attack in Paris,” Abbott said, “Texas is saying ‘no more.’”

Hear how Abbott’s claim scored in the audio player above.