Post navigation 5634364/ PFAs, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are chemicals found in many household products. A recent Federal study has found that nearly half of the US population drink tap water that contains certain types of PFAs. These PFAs can cause health issues associated with the liver, immune system, thyroid, and development. Patrick Crusius was handed a life sentence for killing 23 people and injuring 23 in an attack at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. The attack was seen as a hate crime due to Crusius being a white nationalist and targeting people of Hispanic origin. Crusius is not eligible for the death penalty due to Texas laws.