“Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough mentioned Monday that Washington, D.C., “would be melting down” if the suspect within the Texas church capturing had been “named Muhammad.”
“And now we have Southern Baptist churches getting shot up,” Scarborough mentioned.
“Again, had it been a radical Islamic terrorist with a beard named Muhammad, Washington would be melting down right now.”
Scarborough throughout his present criticized what he described as a scarcity of response and motion within the wake of shootings within the United States.
“We wouldn’t put up with this with any other epidemic. We would not — if this were terrorism, Islamic, radical terrorism, again Washington would be on fire this morning,” Scarborough mentioned.
Twenty-six folks have been killed when a gunman opened hearth on Sunday at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.
Officials have recognized the suspect as 26-year-old Devin Kelley, who was discovered useless a number of miles from the placement of the capturing, based on CNN.
Various Democrats have renewed their requires gun reform following the capturing.
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“I’m thinking of and praying for all those impacted by the shooting in Texas. In addition to offering my prayers and thoughts I also believe Congress must take action on gun violence,” Casey wrote in two separate Sunday tweets.