- Texas Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert stated prayer may put an finish to mass shootings.
- Gohmert beforehand known as it ineffective for Democrats to criticize Republican pro-gun efforts.
- Gohmert is not working for re-election within the House and positioned final within the Texas AG race.
Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert, of Texas, advised Wednesday that if authorities officers prayed extra, mass shootings throughout the nation may stop to exist.
Gohmert, who just isn’t working for re-election within the House however positioned final within the Texas lawyer normal race, made his remarks at a House session the place officers voted on a number of gun management payments.
“Look, maybe if we heard more prayers from leaders of this country instead of taking God’s name in vain, we wouldn’t have the mass killings like we didn’t have before prayer was eliminated from schools,” he instructed the House.
Gohmert made the remarks throughout Wednesday’s session on a package deal of gun security payments often known as the Protecting Our Kids Act. The act was damaged up into a number of gun insurance policies, together with one that will elevate the age restrict from 18 to 21 to purchase a semi-automatic weapon.
“I don’t think that it’s very effective for the children to have people on the other side of the aisle come in and accuse Republicans of being complicit in murder and that we put our right to kill over others’ right to live,” Gohmert instructed a Judiciary House Committee final week.
Last Friday, following the indictment of Peter Navarra, Gohmert additionally stated that Republicans “can’t even lie to Congress or lie to an FBI agent” regardless of it being a felony crime.
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