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BuzzFeed editor on Lafayette shooting: Don’t pray, ban guns

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BuzzFeed editor Rachel Zarrell couldn’t help herself Thursday evening as news of the theater shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana unfolded. As people took to Twitter asking for prayer for the victims and their families, Zarrell coldly tweeted “Don’t pray. Push for gun control.” Minutes earlier, as news of the shooting broke, Zarrell tweeted “Let’s just give everyone guns, right? It’s in ... Read More »

CNN pushed for gun control as Lafayette shooting tragedy unfolded

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It isn’t enough to just report the news anymore. Within 90 minutes of a shooting at a movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, CNN on-air contributors were already pushing a gun control agenda, even before all the details of the tragedy were known. Surprisingly, however, the biggest dose of common sense came from a surprising source: Van Jones. Don Lemon was ... Read More »