Skip to comments.Shannon Watts, Moms Demand Action blame Charlottesville violence on NRA, gun laws
Posted on 08/12/2017 8:49:52 PM PDT by Impala64ssa
Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts took to Twitter on Saturday to vilify the National Rifle Association and gun laws in Virginia as the reason behind the violent protests taking place in Charlottesville. Watt began retweeting various tweets with the same phrase: The radicalization of America has been encouraged by the @NRA and open carry laws, which enable armed intimidation. #Charlottesville. snip
The Moms Demand Action account then sent out a series of tweets condemning members of the armed militia, saying they were there to intimidate protestors. The gun control group then went on to say open carry laws in Virginia played a major role in Saturdays violent protests. Under Virginia law, open carry is allowed with or without a Concealed Handgun Permit, although there are some stipulations. Most federal buildings, airports, K-12 schools, universities and religious institutions prohibit carrying a firearm. The cities of Alexandria; Chesapeake; Fairfax; Falls Church; Newport News; Norfolk; Richmond; and Virginia Beach and the counties of Arlington; Fairfax; Henrico; Loudoun; and Prince William all prohibit carrying a firearm. Although Shannon Watts and Moms Demand Action want to say gun laws are to blame for whats taking place in Charlottesville, the numbers dont add up. Firearm deaths werent listed in the top 10 causes of death in Virginia in 2015. According to the CDC, the top 10 causes of death in Virginia include cancer; heart disease; accidents; stroke; chronic lower respiratory disease; Alzheimers disease; diabetes; kidney disease; flue/pneumonia; and septicemia. In 2015, Virginia had 943 gun-related deaths, compared to 36,252 nationwide. UPDATE: 9p.m. EST After seeing Watts tweet, NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch provided TheBlaze with the following statement: This is the same woman whose boss [Michael Bloomberg] believes in this tactic, Loesch said, referring to Bloombergs call to disarm African American men.Watts and her boss say this. Not the NRA. This is the same woman whose supporters mail nasty threats to innocent peoples houses simply because they believe in Constitutional rights. Her supporters have called for abusing law enforcement and SWATting law-abiding men and women, moms and dads, endangers lives. There was never a tragedy she and her lobby didnt try to exploit. While this group scavenged, we pray for a nation of hearts to soften.
A man kills with a car, and the moms demand gun control.
This is why women should not have the vote, people.
Shannon Watts was likely born stupid and therefore has an excuse. No so much for many that listen to her pedantic prattle.
Our country has eroded to this???? and my Mom and Dad served in the military for this???? and we pay our taxes for this???? and and and and
Car as weapon and a helicopter crash, but the answer is more gun control?????
Leftards really are pathetic.
And so they a) discredit themselves, and b) contradict the narrative the problem is “alt right” Nazis.
Lets blame it on the planned parenthood closings.
Lets blame it on illegals leaving the usa for canada since Trump took office.
They are just incredible idiots.
Opportunistic whores like this Shannon Watts broad and the Bimbos Demand Action crowd are the reason we need a Second Amendment in the first place.
Hey Watts, how much money does your master Michael Bloomturd pay you to spout your crap?
Wrong. It’s global warming.
‘Rats Fall From Chipotle Ceiling’
‘Mad Moms Demand Gun Control’
So Well timed...
It almost seems choreographed!
IF her group is a tax-exempt organization, you should be able to find their finances on the internet. Some groups “watch” various tax-exempt organizations and post their findings (and IRS 990 forms at their sites. They are good sources of information. I just don’t remember their names right now but some sound like “Non-profits watch”, “Charity guides”, etc.
Google the websites using “tax-exempt anti-gun organizations”, “anti-gun organizations, and “Moms Demand Action” (they should have posted their financial status).
You can also Google “Bloomberg charitable donations”, Bloomberg Foundation, etc.
The left can’t take over if we have guns! They have to disarm us.
Maybe it should be a public hanging offense to try and take our God given natural and legal rights from us. We could start with this bimbo and her followers.
This is like NYC Mayor David Dinkins proposing more gun control in the early ‘90s when a tourist was knifed to death.
The only thing guns intimidate are thugs who want to throw bricks and bottles of urine at unarmed people exercising their 1st amendment rights.
If anything, the presence of guns makes for a more mutually courteous event. She should buy her own gun and quit being an embarrassment to women, a whiner and an example to be trotted out by people who think women are unfit to vote.
This makes me want to go buy a new one...
Being stupid is no way to go through life. Ms Watts!
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