People all across the US are holding tributes for the victims of the Texas church massacre. Flags at half-mast. Candlelight vigils. Anything to show respect for the fallen. In keeping with that, Congress held a moment of silence to shine a light on the victims.
Democratic Congressman Ted Lieu walked out during a moment of silence to memorialize the 26 people who were murdered by Texas church shooter Devin Kelley.
“I can’t do this again,” Lieu said on Facebook. “I’ve been to too many moments of silences. In just my short period in Congress, three of the worst mass shootings in us history have occurred. I will not be silent.”
“I urge us to pass reasonable gun safety legislation, including a universal background check law supported by 80 percent of Americans, a ban on assault rifles and a ban on bump stocks,” Lieu said. “We need to do that, we cannot be silent. We need to act now.”
“I will not be silent?” Cute line, Ted. Also, good job using the victims in Texas as a prop in your grandstanding political push.
I guess it’s too much to ask a Democrat to refrain from talking out of his ass for 60 seconds.
If Teddy is frightened by the boomsticks and wants to be rid of them, he’s free to his opinion, wrong as it is. Free country and stuff. But, us pro-Constitution peeps would have been happy to tell Ted how wrong he is after the tribute. Politeness being what it is.
This shooting is actually an example of why gun control doesn’t work. The shooter couldn’t legally own a gun, much less several. Didn’t stop him from passing the background check and getting his mass murder on. Until a good guy with a gun made him tuck tail and run.
If leftists want to throw decorum out the window and engage in political fisticuffs, that’s his prerogative. Warning: you’re gonna lose the battle.