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Gilroy, El Paso, and Dayton

Gilroy, El Paso, and Dayton

The Fresno County Democratic Central Committee has not endorsed any candidate in this race.

 

I am saddened, horrified, and angry about the mass shootings that took place in Gilroy, California, El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio this past week that left dozens killed and many more injured. 

I am saddened to see so many innocent Americans have their lives taken away from them by murderers with access to dangerous assault weapons of war that have no place in our society.

I am horrified by the hateful ideologies of white supremacy, xenophobia, and misogyny that have festered in our country, which seem to clearly have been the motivating factors in these domestic terrorist attacks.

I am angry that our Congressman Devin Nunes and our President Donald Trump have helped enable these attacks because of their support for the NRA’s dangerous agenda and their empowerment of hateful online communities that inspired these shooters.

In Congress, I promise to do all I can to fight back against the spread of white supremacist ideology and to push for long overdue commonsense reforms to our nation’s gun laws. 

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Our country is under attack

Our country is under attack

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Good afternoon,

Today marks seven years since an armed white supremacist stormed a Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, killing six.

Just two days ago, an armed white supremacist — emboldened by weak gun laws and a white nationalist ideology condoned at the highest levels of government — killed 22 people at a shopping mall in El Paso. Hours later, another gunman opened fire in Dayton, Ohio.

This past weekend’s shootings happened as I was visiting Las Vegas, where just two years earlier, a gunman killed 58 people.

Our country is under attack from white nationalist terrorism, inspiring murder on our soil and abetted by weak gun laws. If we are serious about national security, we must summon the courage to name and defeat this evil.

Instead, this administration is amplifying the hateful rhetoric that validates these domestic terrorists and failing to take the steps necessary to disarm them.

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If we’re going to address the gun violence epidemic in our country, we need to take back the Senate in 2020.

If we’re going to address the gun violence epidemic in our country, we need to take back the Senate in 2020.

The Fresno County Democratic Central Committee has not endorsed any candidate in this race.

It’s clear Republicans don’t have the courage to do something about this crisis. We can’t wait for them to act — because they won’t.

Warren for President

Yesterday, we woke up to the second mass shooting in just as many days. I’m heartbroken for El Paso and Dayton, and to all the families who have just endured unimaginable loss.

We need commonsense gun reform — now, before the next mass shooting, to stop the daily gun violence on our streets, and to make sure that our families and loved ones are safe.

But Mitch McConnell and Republicans in the Senate are blocking legislation that could help address this epidemic.

During the last election, we flipped the House. And in February, the Democratic-led House passed bipartisan legislation that would make a meaningful impact on this crisis.

But five months after passing the House, and more than six and a half years after Sandy Hook, that bill is still sitting on Mitch McConnell’s desk. It’s inexcusable.

It’s clear Republicans don’t have the courage to do something about this crisis. We can’t wait for them to act — because they won’t. If we’re going to address the gun violence epidemic in our country, we need to take back the Senate in 2020.

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Enough is enough.

Enough is enough.

The Fresno County Democratic Central Committee has not endorsed any candidate in this race.

 

 

Gillibrand 2020

 

 

Again, and again, and again, and again, and again…and nothing in response.

In the past week—in Philadelphia, Brooklyn, Gilroy, El Paso, and Dayton—our nation has been rocked by mass shootings that killed at least 34 and injured 71. My heart is with each of those communities.

El Paso is suffering because a white nationalist attacked them. This is white nationalist terrorism going unchecked, and it’s complete madness.

Despite massive public support for gun safety measures, we still haven’t passed commonsense reform. There’s just one reason: The NRA has a chokehold on Republicans in Congress.

Enough is enough. We need to take action. We need a president who will stand up to the gun lobby’s greed and take action to save lives, even if Congress won’t.

As president, I will:

  • Combat federal gun trafficking through legislation and executive action
  • Expand background checks and close loopholes on gun sales
  • Ban military-style assault weapons
  • Increase federal resources and gun violence accountability measures for local law enforcement

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Our country is under attack

El Paso and Dayton

The Fresno County Democratic Central Committee has not endorsed any candidate in this race.

 

Hello —

Our campaign team is devastated by the attacks in El Paso and Dayton.

We are still learning more about each tragedy, but here are two things we know to be true:

First, America is under attack from domestic, white nationalist terrorists. Rather than condoning it at the highest levels of the American government, we must increase federal resources for countering domestic terrorism and white supremacist violence.

Second, we are the only country in the world with more guns than people. It’s clear Washington has been captured by special interests that no longer reflect the American people. We need to do more than offer our words, we need to act to make all Americans safer.

Here are two things you can do right now:

1.) Call your Senators and leave them a voicemail. Tell them your name and where you live, and that you’re calling to demand they push for the common sense gun legislation that the majority of Americans want. Dial 877-615-7198 and we’ll connect you.

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No more thoughts and prayers

No more thoughts and prayers

The Fresno County Democratic Central Committee has not endorsed any candidate in this race.

 

 

Content warning: this email contains references to gun violence and mass shootings that some readers may find upsetting.

Yesterday in El Paso, 20 people lost their lives at a shopping mall. It was a Saturday afternoon. They were killed by a man with an assault rifle, and it was over in minutes.

And then, late last night, nine people were killed during a mass shooting at a bar in Dayton, Ohio, by a man wearing body armor, wielding what has been described as an “assault-style weapon.” The shooting lasted no more than 1 minute.

This is life in America in 2019. People are killed by guns in schools, at festivals, at concerts, at places of worship, in malls, and at picnics — everywhere people live their lives. El Paso was the 250th mass shooting in America this year, and Dayton is 251.

This doesn’t happen anywhere else. It happens in America because our so-called leaders lack the courage to act. And frankly, I’ve had enough. Have you?

As President, I will ask Congress to place comprehensive gun reform on my desk within 100 days. If they fail to act, I will take action. Here is what I will do:

  • I will revoke the licenses of gun manufacturers and dealers that break the law and take the most egregious offenders to court.

 

  • I will mandate the most comprehensive background checks in history by requiring anyone who sells more than five guns in a year to run a background check on all gun sales.

 

  • And I will ban the importation of AR-15-style assault weapons into the United States.

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