Texas School Shooting: NBC’s Chuck Todd says GOP ‘obsessed’ with an ‘absolute right’ that ‘does not exist’

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NBC News host Chuck Todd criticized Republicans’ responses to the mass shooting at an elementry school in Uvalde, Texas on Sunday, saying the GOP was “obsessed” with gun rights that “do not exist.”Todd began Sunday’s “Meet the Press” by mocking any response from conservatives and Republicans about the tragedy that did not include more gun control.”Thoughts and prayers, nothing we can do. No law would have stopped this. The real problem is mental illness. If only the victims had been armed. More thoughts and prayers,” he said.The anchor went to call on “the majority” of Americans who he said wanted stricter gun laws, to “vote like they mean it,” implying they should reject Republican candidates on the ballot.MSNBC COLUMN ARGUES THERE IS NO CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO OWN A GUN
A memorial is seen surrounding the Robb Elementary School sign following the mass shooting on May 26, 2022 in Uvalde, Texas. According to reports, 19 students and 2 adults were killed, with the gunman fatally shot by law enforcement. 
(Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images)”No member of Congress has been voted out of office for being too pro-gun. Not one. Until the majorities who claim they want tougher background checks and to get assault weapons off the street, vote like they mean it. We can expect to hear more calls for thoughts and prayers and that’s it,” Todd said.The “Meet the Press” anchor echoed several other media outlets, who’ve targeted the Second Amendment in the aftermath of the Uvalde shooting. Todd suggested there was no “absolute right” to own a gun in this country.
Cindy Nell of Prince Georges County, Md., holds a list of school shootings since 1998 during a demonstration with Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at the Senate steps of the U.S. Capitol after the latest mass shooting at a Texas elementary school.
(Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)”Because this current version of the Republican Party is being held hostage by a vocal minority obsessed with an absolute right that does not exist,” he declared.Todd also expressed frustration at Congress as a whole for not taking action on Democrat priorities.MSNBC, THE VIEW GO OFF ON BLOOD-DRENCHED REPUBLICANS, CALLS FOR 2ND AMENDMENT REPEAL: ‘BARBARIANS’”Whether it’s guns, or climate change, or protecting our democracy, we no longer have a politics that can meet these crucial moments that we face,” he said.
MSNBC host Chuck Todd on Meet the Press discussing the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas.
(Screenshot/MSNBC)This isn’t the only time the MSNBC host has attacked the Republican Party. Earlier this month, he claimed any talk about “free speech” from the GOP was meant to “appease white supremacists.”CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Media figures from the left have been pushing for stricter gun control laws or calling for the repeal of the Second Amendment. SiriusXM host Dean Obeidallah argued in a Saturday column for MSNBC, that there was no constitutional right to own a gun. Washington Post senior editor Marc Fisher tweeted on Thursday that the AR-15 was “invented for Nazi infantrymen,” while documentary filmmaker Michael Moore called for the U.S. to repeal the Second Amendment, entirely.

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