It’s inevitable that those who committed no crime will be punished for the actions of madmen by laws designed to enslave them. After all, that’s how tyranny thrives and Democrats were quick to jump on gun control once again after the Texas church shooting.
Senator Chris Murphy, a Connecticut Democrat who has emerged as a leading advocate for gun control, made an obviously emotional appeal on Sunday for Congress to address “gun violence” in the wake of the deadly church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Murphy’s lengthy statement pleads and begs Congress to start writing laws that won’t affect criminals or lunatics but will hinder the decent American’s ability to defend themselves.
“The terrifying fact is that no one is safe so long as Congress chooses to do absolutely nothing in the face of this epidemic,” Murphy said in the statement, stressing that time to act “is now.” He continued, saying: “As my colleagues go to sleep tonight, they need to think about whether the political support of the gun industry is worth the blood that flows endlessly onto the floors of American churches, elementary schools, movie theaters, and city streets.” The only more emotional appeal ever made was perhaps Barack Obama’s speech after the Sandy Hook massacre.
Let’s not forget that Murphy was a potential Vice Presidential pick for Hillary Clinton too, so he’s bound to be afraid of inanimate objects and manipulate feelings for support. Someone needs to tell Democrats that only people act, a gun cannot commit a crime on its own.
“Ask yourself, ” said Murphy. “How can you claim that you respect human life while choosing fealty to weapons-makers over support for measures favored by the vast majority of your constituents,” he said, addressing his congressional colleagues. But the government sees all Americans, left or right, as threats and will seek gun control until everything that can be considered a weapon is banned.
Can you sleep tonight, colleagues, when the price of gun lobby goodwill is this – blood soaked church and school floors, city streets?
— Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT) November 5, 2017
Murphy also mentioned the mass shooting that took place in his home state in 2012, when a gunman opened fire on Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, killing 20 children and six staff members.
“My heart sunk to the pit of my stomach, once again, when I heard of today’s shooting in Texas. My heart dropped further when I thought about the growing macabre club of families in Las Vegas and Orlando and Charleston and Newtown, who have to relive their own day of horror every time another mass killing occurs,” he wrote, referring to the Orlando Pulse Nightclub shooting and the Charleston church massacre.
“The paralysis you feel right now – the impotent helplessness that washes over you as news of another mass slaughter scrolls across the television screen – isn’t real. It’s a fiction created and methodically cultivated by the gun lobby, designed to assure that no laws are passed to make America safer because those laws would cut into their profits,” he wrote. The gun lobby didn’t create that “fiction.” The biggest fiction, however, is that laws will protect people. It’s safe to say there’s a ban on murder and assault with deadly weapons, yet somehow, that ink on paper isn’t stopping lunatics from committing crimes or killing innocents – and those laws never will protect anyone from a psychotic madman.
The government doesn’t care about anyone. And since the crazy person who committed this horrific crime is dead, laws that will punish those who had absolutely nothing to do with this crime are being pushed by emotionally weak politicians who don’t care about anyone but themselves and their power over others.