Leftist Lawmakers Exploit Shootings To Target Gun Rights

Several states and Democratic members of Congress pushed for stricter gun control laws following the mass shootings that occurred in California.

Over the past month, multiple mass shootings have occurred in California, which has led to the deaths of 24 individuals. Following the incidents, Democratic Governor Ned Lamont of Connecticut proposed restricting the open carry of guns. In response, the Virginia Senate passed a bill that would ban the sale and purchase of assault weapons.

Some advocacy groups and lawmakers called for the federal government to ban assault weapons. On the other hand, some state lawmakers in California indicated that they would introduce legislation aimed at restricting gun ownership.

In response to the recent mass shootings, the governor of Connecticut said that it’s his responsibility to ensure that the people in his state are protected. He noted that common sense reforms would help keep people safe.

Although some people might not agree with the idea of banning assault weapons, state Senator Joe Morrissey of Virginia noted that the legislation is necessary to prevent mass shootings.

According to the governor of Virginia, the state should take immediate action to prevent more mass shootings. He noted that the bill he signed would help prevent the carnage from happening in the Commonwealth.

Judy Chu, a Democratic representative from California, called the mass shooting at the Salinas Park on Saturday one of the worst incidents in Los Angeles County. She noted that the country should take action to prevent similar violent incidents.

According to a report by CBS News, Chu is working on legislation that would prevent dangerous individuals from obtaining and using guns. She urged people who are against the proposed legislation to protect their neighbors and fellow citizens.

Mike Fong, a member of the Assembly from California's Salinas Park, said that he would like to see the state enact stronger gun control laws.

Gavin Newsom, the governor of California, said that the Second Amendment is already on its way to becoming a suicide pact.

He noted that mental health issues are a contributing factor to the increasing number of mass shootings. Despite the positive work that has been done in this area, he said that there has been a lot of neglect.

Alan Gottlieb, the executive vice president of the Second Amendment Foundation, noted that California has some of the toughest gun control laws in the nation. However, the suspect, who was reportedly 72 years old, did not follow the laws.

The mass shootings that occurred in California should not be considered a reason for the state to enact stricter gun control laws. Instead, it should focus on the laws that are already in place to prevent dangerous individuals from obtaining and using weapons.

The preceding is a summary of an article that originally appeared on DAILY CALLER.

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