Here's Exactly How Much Blood Money Senators Get As Your Kids Are Murdered
While schoolchildren are being slaughtered, these senators gladly accept "campaign donations" (legalized bribes) from the NRA.
In the wake of the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, America struggles to confront the epidemic that is mass shootings.
Only six weeks into 2018, and the country has already been terrorized by 18 school shootings alone — that’s almost one every two days. Less than three months into 2018, and we’ve had 29 mass shootings overall and 1,796 gun deaths.
Just as concerning, there is on average one gun for every person — not just adults, but ALL people — circulating in America. We have hundreds of millions of guns circulating the country that are incredibly easy to obtain.
But too many members of Congress refuse to implement the most basic and rational of gun control provisions. They vote against reasonable background checks, despite the fact that 93% of the country supports this measure. They vote against closing the gun show loophole and banning assault weapons like the AR-15, which are often easier to buy than regular handguns. They even vote against prohibiting the sale of guns to individuals who are on the terrorist watch list, suffer from mental illness, or have a violent criminal record.
Why do our representatives continue to ignore their constituents and the overwhelming evidence that America has a gun problem?
Spend a few minutes following the money trail and you’ll quickly find that we no longer live in a democracy, but rather a de facto oligarchy.
Rewind to September 11th of 2001; we were so enraged and scared by a foreign terrorist attack that we blindly invaded multiple countries, killed countless soldiers (and innocent civilians), and spent ungodly amounts of money on defense contractors in the name of keeping our country safe.
Fast-forward to March of 2018, and the same number of people killed on 9/11 will have died from gun violence in America. Yet you don’t see our politicians treating the significantly worse terrorism at home with the same sense of urgency.
Why not? Because the corrupt people in power don’t actually care about keeping our country safe. All they care about is who gets to keep the blood money from the NRA — America's most accepted terrorist organization.
It is not a coincidence that these mass slaughters happen time and time again — it is a consequence of our government’s inaction and blatant refusal to take the safety of its constituents seriously.
Make no mistake: with a shooting almost every two days in this country, your community will be next. Your school will be next. Your church will be next. Your nightclub will be next. Your concert will be next.
The real terrorism is at home — not abroad. It’s in Parkland, in Las Vegas, in Orlando, and in Newtown. It’s everywhere, and we are infinitely unsafe because our politicians are bribed by the gun manufacturers to keep killing you and your kids.
Mass shooting after mass shooting, we hear corrupt politicians offer their “thoughts and prayers,” yet they never want to offer real legislative solutions to an atrocity that uniquely affects the U.S. — a shameful fact.
The NRA and every single member of congress who gladly accepts funding from them in exchange for doing their bidding is directly responsible for the rising death count of gun victims.
Blood is on the hands of every politician who has the power to pass gun control but doesn’t vote for an ounce of gun regulation.
Here are the ten U.S. senators (all Republican) who have received the most funding from the National Rifle Association while refusing to do their jobs and prevent the next massacre:
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