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Greg Abbott promised to pardon Daniel Perry for the murder of Garrett Foster. Foster's Mom wants justice.On a cool, cloudy evening last spring, Sheila Foster enjoyed her first night of good sleep in almost three years. Earlier that day, a jury had convicted Daniel Perry of murdering Sheila’s son, Garrett Foster, during a Black Lives Matter rally in Austin. Perry, a white U.S. Army sergeant who was driving for Uber, ran a red light one night in July 2020 and drove his vehicle into a crowd of protesters. Foster, a white 28-year-old Air Force veteran, had been carrying an AK-47, which is legal in Texas, and approached Perry’s car. Perry opened fire with his .357 Magnum revolver, shooting five times. Witnesses at Perry’s trial testified that Foster did not raise his weapon. That accorded with Perry’s initial answers to law enforcement when…

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