Jared Patterson, a Republican Texas state representative, has been resoundingly criticized after he promoted a measure that makes it easier for individuals to carry guns in the wake of a mass shooting in Austin.
Senator Chris Murphy criticized his colleagues for their inaction on gun reform measures just two days after a gunman killed 10 people at a supermarket in Boulder, Colorado.
“I have just come to the conclusion that Congress has become complicit in these crimes,” Murphy (D-Conn.) told MSNBC. “When Congress doesn’t act, it sends an unintentional but very real sign of endorsement to these would-be killers. It looks like we’re approving the way in which they are managing their grievances, because we don’t do anything year after year.”
Republicans in Congress with all the power of their elected office are rendered powerless by mass shootings. All they can ever muster is boilerplate thoughts and prayers.
This is the 18th school shooting in the U.S. in 2018.
While the Republican-led Congress offers nothing but weak prayers in lieu of actual legislation that might protect our children, there have been 29 mass shootings and 17 school shootings if you count the discharge of a gun in a school.
Longtime NRA fighter Hillary Clinton pointed out, "The crowd fled at the sound of gunshots. Imagine the deaths if the shooter had a silencer, which the NRA wants to make easier to get."
MSNBC reporter Craig Melvin has had enough of the "predictable" American response to mass shootings.
Paul Ryan promises to take the President to court to put a stop to his violating orders from the National Rifle Association.
Although the NRA hands out millions to Republican congressmen, neither the NRA nor its insane leader, Wayne La Pierre, get to cast a vote
To gun zealots, every mass shooting provides another undeniable and convincing argument that what America needs most is more guns, not less
Some 2.1 million Australians visit the U.S. annually and the call for boycott is likely motivated as much by self-preservation as disgust
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) became the NRA's worse nightmare by announcing consensus steps that can be taken to lessen the number of mass shootings in the US.
During an interview on ABC's This Week, George Stephanopoulos took apart Donald Trump and revealed that the Republican Mr. Fix It is an emperor with no clothes.
Bill O'Reilly will not call for a law to protect movie-goers from white men carrying handguns in theaters. Because Second Amendment rights
For the record, then-Senator Hillary Clinton, like many Democrats, voted against the PLCAA which protects gun and ammo sellers from liability
If one quarter of the 70 percent who feel the NRA is, on some level, making unreasonable demands can be convinced to drop their membership it would be over $24 million less in NRA coffers every year.