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Gun-Glorifying Lauren Boebert Can Shove Her Prayers For Shooting Victims: Ocasio-Cortez

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Sunday lashed gun-loving Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) for providing “prayers” for the victims of a mass taking pictures on the Club Q homosexual bar in Colorado Springs.

A person armed with a rifle killed 5 folks and injured 25 earlier than patrons subdued him. Police haven’t disclosed a motive.

Boebert, an extremist who glorifies weapons and has repeatedly attacked members of the LGBTQ neighborhood as pedophiles or “groomers” — can’t “thoughts and prayers” her means out of the mass taking pictures in her dwelling state, Ocasio-Cortez wrote in a tweet responding to Boebert’s superficial acknowledgment of the “absolutely awful” information.

“You have played a major role in elevating anti-LGBT+ hate rhetoric and anti-trans lies while spending your time in Congress blocking even the most common sense gun safety laws,” Ocasio-Cortez wrote.

Boebert had tweeted the “victims & their families are in my prayers.”

“This lawless violence needs to end and end quickly,” she added.

Boebert posed together with her younger sons brandishing rifles on a Christmas greeting final year.

Colorado state Rep. Brianna Titone (D) additionally slammed Boebert Sunday for her incendiary rhetoric “demonizing” members of the LGBTQ community.

“This is something that we’ve been on edge about for a long time. The rhetoric that has been coming out of a lot of places ― especially from the Colorado Springs area ― has been really damaging and dangerous,” Titone mentioned in an interview on NBC. “A lot of people have been afraid that this is going to happen and now it is upon us, it’s happening.”

“We have a legislator here in Colorado who has been spewing out things for years,” Titone replied. “I have called her out on it, Rep. Boebert, in particular, and many others. We really just want them to stop.”

Critics had ideas about Boebert and Ocasio-Cortez’s remark.

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