Will GOP Care About Gun Control Now That Their Own Was Targeted?

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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump talk with Dr. Ira Y. Rabin, left, as they prepare to leave MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, Wednesday, June 14, 2017, where House Majority Leader Steve Scalise of La. was taken after being shot in Alexandria, Va., during a Congressional baseball practice.

"I think we need to do more to protect all of our citizens", he said.

Soon after the shooting, messages of support began pouring in, and gun control advocates said that the attack highlights the need for safer streets in the US. "But with 93 million people a day - 93 individuals a day". "Background checks, shutting down gun show loopholes - that's not for today's discussion, but it's not just about politicians". Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot at a 2011 constituent meeting in Tucson, tweeted, "My heart is with my former colleagues, their families & staff, and the US Capitol Police- public servants and heroes today and every day". "This is a very serious issue", McAuliffe said.

"Why are you bringing it up?"

State Police Special Agent Michael T. Walter, 45, was fatally shot in the head May 26 in Richmond's Mosby Court neighborhood when he and a Richmond officer were on patrol and approached two men in a auto to talk to them.

"On a rare occasion I'd have my gun in the glove box or something, but it's going to be in my pocket from this day forward", he said.

Regrettably, the senseless shootings of 20 children and six educators were not enough for Congress to take action to strengthen the federal gun laws that would help prevent gun violence in our nation. "We believe the best way to honor them is to play the game as scheduled tomorrow night", organizers said in a statement.

"Never missing a chance to push his gun-control agenda, our illustrious leader, Governor McAuliffe, when interviewed about the shooting, predicted that the USA will have no one left alive in only 31/2 more days due to gunfire".

"It will require our country to have the resolve to address those issues", Verma said. It's all about gun control.

But, McAuliffe said, if the effort saves one life, it's worthwhile.

"VA has background checks & you can't hide a long gun, but don't let facts stop you from bathing in others' blood", wrote Sean Davis, founder of The Federalist.

The NRA has long banged the drum for a more armed citizenry - good guys with guns to stop bad guys with guns, the logic goes.

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