Skip to comments.Senate heads for gun control reckoning after Texas school shooting
Posted on 05/25/2022 3:45:19 AM PDT by RandFan
Senate Democrats say a major floor debate on gun control is inevitable after a mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, left at least 19 children and two adults dead, only 10 days after another massacre killed 10 people at a supermarket in Buffalo.
The second high-profile killing spree in the span of just more than a week means that Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) will be under heavy pressure to bring a gun-control measure to the floor before the July 4 recess, risking a partisan brawl that could be tough on vulnerable Democrats up for re-election in swing states this fall.
“We need to vote. We need to hold every member of the Senate accountable. Every one of us should be put on the record,” said Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), the chairman of Judiciary’s Constitution Subcommittee, who held a series of hearings last year to address gun violence.
Members of Congress are already taking heat for not having had a serious debate on gun-control measures since 2013, after a 20-year-old gunman killed 20 children and six staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
“The bottom line is I just watched a girl walk across the plaza that held up a sign that said, ‘This is your fault.’ We need to do something,” said Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.).
“The people that are here aren’t totally crazy. If they can’t see that we need to do something and still protect our Second Amendment rights, then we’re denying a reality that’s happening far too often. This is the second shooting in ten days. We need to figure it out,” he said.
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...Speaking with the Washington Post, high school classmate Nadia Reyes said: "He posted videos on his Instagram where the cops were there and he’d call his mom a b***h and say she wanted to kick him out. He’d be screaming and talking to his mom really aggressively."
What did LE and social services know and when did they know it?
Leader McConnell's got this.
Did they give the perp a pass because the perp said he was trans...?
Ask andrew Cuomo about the difference between law and compliance
Former Yahoo leftist propagandist Dem Op Alex Bolten has been activated by her DNC owners to run a new Gope Hit Piece .
Just shocked .
“We need to do something…”
Dangerous proposition to the people but gives more power to the government.
“‘This is your fault.’ We need to do something,” said Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.).”
Painting Tester’s face purple is something. We need to do that.
The guy was just doing the work that abortionist refused to!
No law will stop these sick shooters. They’re head is screwed up. I do believe in Red Flag Laws.
Go ahead Lefties. Try it! Let’s see how that works out for you.
If they do anything with gun control then they better do something about vote fraud control. Tie the two together in any omnibus bill.
Yeah. Go ahead. Make my day Aholes!
How about this; when an anti-social kid posts pics of his guns on social media, without any explanation, shut down the account and have law enforcement follow up.
More gun control laws for responsible gun owners to obey will not help.
Reopen mental hospitals and use them.
Treat criminals like criminals and get them off the street. We’ll be safer when more criminals and mentally ill are off the streets than guns off the streets.
Guns are NOT going away ever. They will always be here and those who want them bad enough will find a way to get them and use them.
Tying the hands of those who can stop a shooter is NOT the answer.
Notice how everyone in the television news media, even Fox, is afraid to say that the Texas school shooter was a transgender.
Who knew about the bullying at school? Did the school attempt to investigate why he was excessively absent? Who gifted him the guns? Why did he kill the grandmother? Why the choice of an elementary school?
Did he have contacts with social services or law enforcement?
Is the media going to exam its role in making these attackers into celebrities?
Well, there you go, making a common sense solution to a very real problem.
It’ll never happen with dems in control. They don’t want any of that. It doesn’t increase their power or control over the masses.
I'm sure his social media was being scrubbed before the puke's identity was released to the media.
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