Emily Bengtson, Hillary Clitnon’s deputy social media director, might be angry with the NRA:
— Emmy Bengtson (@EmmyA2) June 13, 2016
She’s responding to this piece that rightfully points out that Omar Mateen passed his background check, was cleared by the FBI and that strict gun control laws like in Europe did nothing to stop those attacks:
— NRA (@NRA) June 13, 2016
Chris Cox, executive director of the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action, writes:
The terrorist in Orlando had been investigated multiple times by the FBI. He had a government-approved security guard license with a contractor for the Department of Homeland Security. Yet his former co-workers reported violent and racist comments. Unfortunately, the Obama administration’s political correctness prevented anything from being done about it.
Radical Islamic terrorists are not deterred by gun control laws. The San Bernardino terrorist attack wasn’t stopped by California’s so-called “assault weapons” ban. The gun ban in Brussels didn’t prevent the terrorist attack there. And France’s strict gun control didn’t stop the two attacks in Paris, committed with fully-automatic rifles and grenades.
Read the whole piece here.