Gun management advocate Fred Guttenberg, the daddy of Jamie Guttenberg, who died within the 2018 mass taking pictures at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive College, says the Republican Occasion has “checked out of governing.”
“My frustration proper now could be directed at these in Washington, D.C. who preserve watching this occur and don’t do something,” he stated after a weekend that noticed an uptick in gun violence in a number of states.
Guttenberg stated the Trump administration “launched a gun surge by means of Covid and as we come out of Covid now we have all these new gun house owners and all these new weapons.”
“They stated weapons had been the answer, so right here’s my recommendation to anyone who desires to place an finish to this. Proper now, choose up everybody you understand working within the gun security motion and discover out what we will do,” he stated. “The Republican Occasion… they’ve checked out of governing. They don’t need to be part of stopping gun violence. They don’t need to be part of saving lives. It’s time for the Democratic Occasion to go in alone. We now have to do that. This may preserve taking place if we don’t change what we’re doing.”
You’ll be able to watch Guttenberg’s interview within the video under.
Right here is the complete interview about gun violence from this morning with @brikeilarcnn on @NewDay. Please watch the complete reporting and interview. Then, please be a part of me in demanding that the Senate take motion NOW!!! Our children are dying and we must always not wait. https://t.co/zRvtuxS2Lo
— Fred Guttenberg (@fred_guttenberg) Might 24, 2021