Demonstrators gather at Tarrant County Courthouse for Families Belong Together March and Rally
The Fort Worth march and rally was one of more than 700 rallies planned in cities and towns nationwide. Marchers argued that the people sneaking across United States borders come because they want their children to live.
The Mongols motorcycle club gathered at the Stockyards in Fort Worth on Saturday night. Local police increased their presence in the area in response to an ATF warning about the "violent and dangerous motorcycle gang."
Volunteers in the Birdville school district are trying to inform people about an upcoming bond election to support campus renovations and upgrades by passing out voter registration forms at high school football games.
"Garrett gave his life in a sacrifice to maintain peace, and it's the same peace that we gather in this evening," Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald told the crowd of hundreds at Wednesday's candlelight vigil.