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Ed Markey: Republican ‘Inaction’ on Gun Control Bills To Blame for Mass-Shootings

August 6, 2019

The mass-shootings in Texas and Ohio this past weekend took place in part because of a lack of enough gun-control legislation and Congress must have an emergency session to pass some, Massachusetts U.S. Senator Ed Markey said.

Markey (D-Malden) issued a series of public statements the past few days demanding an emergency session to take up gun-control bills.

Here is a tweet Saturday, August 3, issued 6 hours 49 minutes after a gunman shot and killed 22 people at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas:

Here are three tweets from Markey published Monday morning, August 5: