Colorado’s Boebert slammed for fundraising off pro-gun rhetoric within hours of Boulder shooting
U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert, Republican of Colorado, is being highly-criticized for invoking God after Monday's mass shooting that left ten people at a Boulder supermarket dead, but then immediately fundraising off those deaths.
"As we continue to hear the news coming out of Boulder," tweeted Rep. Boebert, whose district borders the one that includes Boulder. "I'm praying for the police, first responders, and those affected by this tragedy. May God be with us as we make sense of this senseless violence, and may we unify and not divide during this time."
Barely hours later the "QAnon Congresswoman" was fundraising off those ten deaths, as journalist David Gura noted.
Two hours after today's shooting in Boulder began, Rep. Lauren Boebert's campaign sent her supporters an e-mail wit… https://t.co/ktDfSigfV1— David Gura (@David Gura)1616468159.0
"Fellow Patriot," the money-beg begins. "While the Media with the help of Big Tech pretends that Joe Biden is a 'moderate,' AOC, Nancy Pelosi, and Chuck Schumer are filing their radical army into a Trojan Horse to attack our freedoms. Next: Our Second Amendment."
"Will you please help me send them a message by pitching in $10?"
Here is the message in full, paid for by Lauren Boebert for Congress: https://t.co/0bUSZE5C6G— David Gura (@David Gura)1616473035.0
Congresswoman Boebert owns a restaurant called Shooters Grill and campaigned with a Glock on her hip.
On social media the backlash to her using the mass shooting to fundraise was fierce.
@davidgura @jwingate46 What she’s really saying is she’ll defend your second amendment right to murder 10 innocent… https://t.co/NmOKbFSQR0— No , just Dan (@No , just Dan)1616471402.0
@davidgura @laurenboebert really is a soulless ghoul... #DomesticTerrorism #Ammosexual #NRAbloodmoney… https://t.co/3bFHRqUNNj— ❄️ Ted Cruz Poodle 🐩 (@❄️ Ted Cruz Poodle 🐩)1616478569.0
@kdino @davidgura @laurenboebert You answered your own question. The woman doesn't have any heart. No compassion, n… https://t.co/nkQoNVuK5F— Michelle @ 🏡 (@Michelle @ 🏡)1616496166.0
Lauren Boebert’s 2nd Amendment cosplay contributed to the mass shooting in her state. https://t.co/ET8WRnWLRp— MeidasTouch.com (@MeidasTouch.com)1616474006.0
@davidgura So it is not too early to raise money over it, however, it is too early to talk about removing these typ… https://t.co/o99ALAsjAQ— Sunny Skyes (@Sunny Skyes)1616499573.0
@davidgura Here is the video of Beto being interrupted by none other than Lauren Boebert (2019) https://t.co/6oFIsvW9AH— D Caroline_Urbex-nut (@D Caroline_Urbex-nut)1616473799.0
Lauren Boebert is fundraising off of dead kids. She's a ghoul. Pass it on.— Ned (Unity requires Justice) Staebler (@Ned (Unity requires Justice) Staebler)1616500460.0
@davidgura @kosherhotdogz Boebert is fundraising on a mass shooting to ensure such mass murders can keep happening— Lee (@Lee)1616477979.0
@Julius_Kim Boebert is fundraising on FREEDOM TO OWN GUNS. No character and no morals and no remorse and no scruples.— Linda Zagraniczny (@Linda Zagraniczny)1616494984.0
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