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GOP Lawmaker Blamed Abortion for Mass Shootings

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Rep. Billy Long (R-MO) blamed abortion for gun violence in a radio interview.Said Long: "When I was growing up in Springfield, you had one or two murders a year. Now we have two, three, four a week in Springfield, Missouri, so something has happened to our society and I go back to abortion."
4 months ago·Washington, United States

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GOP Missouri lawmaker ties shootings to abortion: ‘Life has no value to a lot of these folks’

Republican Rep. Billy Long (Mo.) argued this week that an increase in fatal shootings is tied to abortion, as both, in his view, are issues of not valuing life. “When I was growing up in Springfiel…

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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GOP Lawmaker Manages To Blame Abortion For Mass Shootings

"Life has no value to a lot of these folks," Rep. Billy Long of Missouri said.

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GOP Lawmaker Blamed Abortion for Mass Shootings

Rep. Billy Long (R-MO) blamed abortion for gun violence in a radio interview.Said Long: "When I was growing up in Springfield, you had one or two murders a year. Now we have two, three, four a week in Springfield, Missouri, so something has happened to our society and I go back to abortion."

4 months ago·New York, United States
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RollingStoneRollingStone

Add Abortion to the List of Things Republicans Are Blaming for Uvalde

Rep. Billy Long pointed to “when we decided it was OK to murder kids in their mothers’ wombs” in trying to explain what’s responsible for the massacre in Uvalde

4 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Daily KosDaily Kos

Missouri congressman blames abortion for mass shootings, claims guns are not the issue

The U.S. has seen more than 15 mass shootings since the tragic school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, on May 24. But of course, despite the increasing concern of gun violence in the U.S., some lawmakers continue to claim guns are not to blame. Instead, some...

4 months ago·United States
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“Guns aren’t the issue”: GOP congressman blames mass shootings on abortion

Missouri Rep. Billy Long insists "no one has been able to come up" with a solution to gun violence.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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