Dan Crenshaw Calls Out People Using New Zealand Shooting to Take ‘Swipes at Conservatives’: ‘No Shame’

Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) reminded everyone that in times of tragedy, it is important to be unified instead of placing blame.

Crenshaw, a Republican lawmaker and war veteran, posted a tweet on Friday calling out those who were taking “swipes at conservatives” for the New Zealand shooting.

“If you find yourself using the tragedy in New Zealand to take backhanded swipes at conservatives in America – many of my colleagues already have – then you really have no shame and you are part of the problem,” Crenshaw wrote. “It should be easy for us to stand united and condemn terrorism.”

He called out fellow lawmakers who have made comments but did not reference anyone specifically. However, as IJR Blue reported, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) tweeted out criticism of “thoughts and prayers.”

As IJR Red noted, the lawmaker faced an immediate backlash from many on the right due to her going after the gun rights group.

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) joined Crenshaw in speaking out about accusations that the shooter was inspired by President Donald Trump promoting white supremacy.

“I think God needs to change people’s hearts, and I bet he does. He needs to change their language. You cannot put this on President Trump,” Kinzinger said in an interview with CNN on Friday.

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After the shooting, Crenshaw quickly posted about the attack, saying that he was praying for the families impacted. He called it a “terrorist act,” making sure that he was clear on what his opinion of the situation was.

The New Zealand attack was the country’s worst mass shooting ever. Police arrested three people whom they believe are connected to the attacks, and one man has been charged with murder.

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newsflash to AOC: the shooting occurred in New Zealand. The NRA is an American organization.

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Except that the shooter is a socialist. In the current mindset of the Left, conservatives are the new Jews (also the old Jews). “My crops failed!” “My gout flared up.” Blame the Jews. “My refusal to vaccinate resulted in my child getting measles.” Blame the conservatives. “My open borders support… Read more »

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