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After Church Mass Shooting, Dems Call for Disarming Americans

Joe Scudder
Written by Joe Scudder

Many will say they are politicizing the church mass shooting, but the truth is they are deluded enough to believe that gun control is the solution.

A church mass shooting is horrible. But calling for the end of the Second Amendment doesn’t make it better. The same people who criticize the police want them to have a monopoly on firearms. This won’t save lives. Either the new gun control laws will be too small to make a difference or too large to enforce. But Democrats have a religious faith in political solutions, so they see a church mass shooting as an opportunity to evangelize.

The Hill reports, “Dems renew calls for gun control in wake of Texas church shooting.

Democrats are renewing their calls for gun reform after reports of a mass shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, on Sunday.

Multiple people are dead after gunfire erupted at the church, which is not far outside San Antonio, according to reports.

Sens. Bob Casey Jr. (Pa.), Dick Durbin (Ill.) and Kamala Harris (Calif.) were among the Democrats who urged Congress to act in response to the latest deadly shooting.

“I’m thinking of and praying for all those impacted by the shooting in Texas. In addition to offering my prayers and thoughts I also believe Congress must take action on gun violence,” Casey wrote in two separate tweets.

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About the author

Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder is the "nom de plume" (or "nom de guerre") of a fifty-ish-year-old writer and stroke survivor. He lives in St Louis with his wife and still-at-home children. He has been a freelance writer and occasional political activist since the early nineties. He describes his politics as Tolkienesque.

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