Left-wing comedian Chelsea Handler has come up with a novel way of pushing gun control: she is accusing any politician who votes against it of being an actual murderer.
Responding to Monday’s shooting at a Christian school in Nashville, Chelsea Handler made no mention of the actual murderer — a 28-year-old female-to-male transgender who opened fire and killed six people, including three children. Instead, Handler attacked guns, the NRA, and politicians who support the Second Amendment.
“Every politician who votes against gun reform is a murderer,” she tweeted Tuesday. “Watching children get shot and taking money from the NRA is a crime against humanity, Same people who denied climate change, because ‘it’s not a problem.’ Well, look at us all now.”
Every politician who votes against gun reform is a murderer. Watching children get shot and taking money from the NRA is a crime against humanity, Same people who denied climate change, because “it’s not a problem.” Well, look at us all now.
— Chelsea Handler (@chelseahandler) March 28, 2023
Other Hollywood celebrities joined in the chorus in what appeared like a concerted effort to wrest back control of the media narrative following the revelation that the shooter was transgender.
Rob Reiner blamed Republican lawmakers who “care more about donations from the gun lobby than the slaughter of our children.”
As long as Republican lawmakers care more about donations from the gun lobby than the slaughter of our children, the more our children will continue to be slaughtered.
— Rob Reiner (@robreiner) March 28, 2023
Star Trek actor George Takei simply blamed “Republicans.”
In case it’s not yet clear, the problem is the Republicans.
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) March 28, 2023
NBC’s The West Wing star Bradley Whitford said those who support the Second Amendment are in a “death cult.”
Don’t tell me you’re a “patriot” or you “love America” if you think 40,000 thousand Americans a year killed by guns and innocent children slaughtered in their classrooms are just “the cost of freedom.” You’re not remotely “Christian” or “Pro-Life” either. You’re in a death cult.
— Bradley Whitford (@BradleyWhitford) March 28, 2023
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