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Texas school shooting prompts Twitter to ridicule GOP and pro-lifers: ‘Crazy people with guns’


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The mass shooting at a Texas elementary school that left at least 22 people dead, including 19 children, sparked emotional reactions on Twitter that quickly turned politically charged and aggressive toward the GOP and pro-lifers.

In a statement on the massacre, Texas Governor Greg Abbott, R., said, “Texans across the state mourn the victims of this senseless crime and the community of Uvalde. Cecilia and I mourn this horrific loss. , and we urge all Texans to come together to show our unwavering support for all who are suffering.”

It wasn’t long before prominent Twitter users aired their grievances against the Republican governor and other GOP politicians.

UVALDE, TEXAS SCHOOL SHOOTING: 19 CHILDREN, 2 TEACHERS KILLED, SUSPECTED SHOOTER DIED

“Thank you, Republicans of Texas and Governor Abbott. Enjoy your next NRA speech, Abbott,” Daily Beast columnist Wajahat Ali wrote sarcastically.

Arizona Congressman Ruben Gallego singled out Texas Senator Ted Cruz, who is also set to speak at Friday’s NRA event, tweeting “Just to be clear f— you @tedcruz you f—— baby killer.”

Sen. Martin Heinrich, DN.M., took the opportunity to call for an end to the filibuster, a position a number of prominent Democrats have taken since President Biden’s inauguration.

Juliette Kayyem, CNN analyst and former Obama official, also reacted to the news by calling for progressive political action by ending enforcement of immigration laws.

“Uvalde is over 80% Hispanic, with a large immigrant community. I don’t know of any motive, just demographics. One thing needs to be clarified by the feds: no immigration enforcement , no questions asked, safe harbor, take your kids, don’t hide, etc. Now,” she tweeted.

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Yet, following a leaked draft opinion that the Supreme Court may soon overrule Roe v. Wade and return abortion law decisions to the states, it was perhaps inevitable that the vast majority liberal reactions on social media provoke anger against the GOP. and the pro-life movement.

“The GOP is forcing women to carry fetuses to term just so they have new targets to aim for,” tweeted Nobel Peace Prize nominee Steve Hofstetter.

“No number of child deaths will ever force Republicans to regulate guns because they know mass death sets us up for authoritarianism,” Ruth Ben-Ghiat tweeted, providing a link to her perspective essay. in the Washington Post.

“Republicans want to protect kids from the word ‘gay’ but not from the guns that kill them in school,” added author Meena Harris, niece of Vice President Kamala Harris.

Akilah Hughes, a Sundance Institute alumnus and former host of Crooked Media’s “What a Day,” claimed Republicans had a “national supply of infants” that they could “sacrifice to armed lunatics.”

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“Republicans were horrified today when they thought we lost 14 embryos in Texas. They were then very relieved to learn that there were only 14 sentient children, murdered at school with weapons they can’t help but fight for. Life: Come and Take That,” added author John Pavlovitz.

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Fox News’ Greg Norman and Louis Casiano contributed to this report.

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