“In the minutes and hours immediately following the Sutherland Springs, Texas, church shooting that has left more than 27 dead, NRA-endorsed Republicans are being roundly criticized for offering ‘thoughts and prayers’ in lieu of legal or preventative measures for mass shootings,” as the International Business Times is reporting.
“Social media responses were swift in condemning not only the actions of the currently unknown gunman, but also that of the lawmakers they see as ‘doing nothing’ on matters such as gun control. Responses from celebrities and fellow lawmakers immediately criticized politicians such as GOP Sens. Rob Portman and Bill Cassidy — both of whom have been previously endorsed by the National Rifle Association. Both senators have an ‘A’ rating with the NRA.
“Even the House GOP’s Twitter account offering their own ‘prayers’ was met with thousands of angry responses blaming their inaction.”
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