The GOP baseball shooting is the 154th mass shooting this year
- Author: Leroy Wright Jun 15, 2017,
Jun 15, 2017, 8:16
McAuliffe said, "This is not what today is about, but there are too many guns on the street".
"We lose 93 million Americans a day to gun violence - I mean I've long talked about this, about background checks and shutting down gunshow loopholes". "I think every time one of these tragedies happens, it touches a pulse point in people, and people begin to recognize that they're not almost as immune to gun violence as they think that they are". The measure would have expanded background checks for firearms purchases at gun shows and on the Internet.
In addition to the shooting at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia, a man dressed in a UPS uniform and armed with an "assault pistol" opened fire at a United Parcel Service Inc package sorting hub in San Francisco, killing three people before turning the gun on himself, police said. "This is a very serious issue".
McAuliffe also called for gun control after the August 2015 shooting of WDBJ-TV (Channel 7) journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward on live TV in August 2015.
Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent who sought the Democratic presidential nomination a year ago, said, "We've got to stop the violence".
He says Mr McAuliffe was using the shooting to "advance his own political agenda". And Frum is already correcting his posts for misstating Virginia's gun control laws.
Pride Fund to End Gun Violence is a Political Action Committee (PAC), organized for the objective of raising and spending money to elect pro-LGBTQ candidates at the federal and local level who support sensible gun reforms. However, he has assumed a position on firearms that is far from conservative, and he often reiterates calls for increased gun control.