Massachusetts Dem senator calls for gun control legislation, blames GOP for massacre

By Nick Givas

Democratic Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts is already pushing for more gun control legislation, and blamed the GOP for a massacre that occurred in Las Vegas Sunday night.

Communities are tired of living in fear, Markey tweeted before turning his focus to the Republican Party for a lack of action on the “epidemic of gun violence” in America.

Sixty-four-year-old Stephen Paddock opened fire from the 32nd floor of his hotel room onto a concert below, injuring over 515 people and killing at least 50, according to multiple news reports, .

Markey isn’t the only Democrat seizing the moment to push a political agenda. Sens. Chris Murphy of Connecticut and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts also weighed in before all the facts of the incident came out.

Murphy issued a statement demanding Congress “get off its ass and do something,” and Warren tweeted, “We need to have the conversation about how to stop gun violence. We need it NOW.”

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5 thoughts on “Massachusetts Dem senator calls for gun control legislation, blames GOP for massacre

  1. It is fairly simple to stop these mass killings. Ban mass public meeting ans concerts. No large gatherings: no targets of opportunity. That should solve the Left’s desire to ban something.

  2. Well yes you knew it was coming from the Left, the agenda is to remove any and all firearms
    why ……….. Control , Control , Control !!

    This nut job, I’ll bet is a card holding Democrat and his anger for this atrocity was fueled by the
    hate towards the Right, just as the Hollywood crowd ( Kathy Griffin,Snoop Dogg ) and others
    fuel the masses with there BS rhetoric about the President !! ( shameful ) this includes some
    elected officials.

    So lets blame all legal gun owners that abide by the laws, don’t look into the real cause as you
    might offend these NUT JOBS because they are nuts ………Don’t address these problems just
    let them walk around the masses until something like this happens .

    It’s just down right disgusting that the dead and wounded are still lying on the ground and the
    politicians are on there agenda soap boxes pushing there agenda !!

  3. There were shootings during Clinton and Obama’s terms too, but the liberals didn’t go haywire then. Remember Oklahoma? The game plan now is to make Republicans all look disgusting, so liberals can transform America into their own socialist utopia. Remember what Obama said just before the 2008 election – “Eleven days from now, we will transform America.” Pretty eerie in hindsight, isn’t it?

  4. Murphy: wants congress to get off it’s “ass”. Doesn’t he realize they haven’t gotten off their collective asses in years? Why now? Look in the mirror Murph.

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