“In America in 2023 there have been more mass shootings than there have been days,” On his show Sunday evening, he quoted statistics from the Gun Violence Archive. “This is how we live now.”
Hasan Dismantle right-wing talk points, such as the idea that nothing could be done after mass shootings.
“They’re lying to you,” He said. “This isn’t about mental health, which every other country has problems with. It isn’t drugs, which every other country struggles with. It isn’t computer games, which every other country has. It’s the guns. It’s obviously the guns.”
He said it’s high time to place the blame where it belongs: On Republicans.
“Let’s stop saying ‘Congress must act’ and start saying ‘the Republican Party must act’,” He said. “Let’s stop treating the GOP as the party of law and order and treat them, more accurately, as the party of gun violence, of school shootings, of mall massacres.”
He called for the banning of assault rifles:
Hasan Also, he slammed another GOP talking point that is common after every mass shooting: The notion that there’s no answer. “thoughts and prayers” Or that God must provide the solution.