Odessa, TX; another mass shooting.

Seven killed and twenty-two injured. A seventeen month old girl was injured.

Was it a Muslim terrorist? No. Was it an M13 gang member who illegally crossed the border? No. It was this guy.

A few things to consider:

Lawn Darts were banned in 1987 after one little girl was killed.

New Zealand passed significant gun legislation in less than a month after the Christchurch shooting.

It’s been 20 years since Columbine.

By a 51-50 vote, with the tie-breaker vote cast by Al Gore, the U.S. Senate passes a bill requiring trigger locks on all newly manufactured handguns and extending waiting period and background check requirements to sales of firearms at gun shows.

It’s been 18 years since Santee.

No new gun laws.

It’s been 17 years since the DC Sniper shootings.

No new gun laws.

After lengthy and heated debate, Congress allows the 10-year-old Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 banning the sale of 19 types of military-style assault weapons to expire.

California bans the manufacture, sale, distribution or import of the powerful .50-caliber BMG, or Browning machine gun rifle.

President Bush signs the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act limiting the ability of victims of crimes in which guns were used to sue firearms manufacturers and dealers. The law includes an amendment requiring all new guns to come with trigger locks.

In its landmark decision in the case of District of Columbia v. Heller, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Second Amendment affirmed the rights of individuals to own firearms. The ruling also overturns a 32-year-old ban on the sale or possession of handguns in the District of Columbia.

It’s been 12 years since Virginia Tech.

No new gun laws.

It’s been 10 years since Fort Hood.

No new gun laws.

It’s been 7 years since Aurora Colorado movie theater shootings.

No new gun laws.

It’s been 7 years since Sandy Hook.

The Undetectable Firearms Act of 1988, requiring that all guns must contain enough metal to be detectable by security screening machines was extended through 2035.

It’s been 5 years since the second Fort Hood shooting.

No new gun laws.

It’s been 4 years since the Charleston Church shooting.

In an effort to close the so-called “gun show loophole” allowing gun sales conducted without Brady Act background checks, U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) introduces the Fix Gun Checks Act of 2015 (H.R. 3411), to require background checks for all gun sales, including sales made over the internet and at gun shows.

It’s been four years since the San Bernardino shootings.

No new gun laws.

It’s been 3 years since the Orlando nightclub shootings.

President Obama again calls on Congress to enact or renew a law prohibiting the sale and possession of assault-style weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines after a man identified as Omar Mateen kills 49 people in an Orlando, Fla., gay nightclub on June 12, using an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle.

But, no new gun laws.

It’s been 2 years since the Las Vegas shootings.

In the aftermath of the incident, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have called for laws specifically banning bump stocks, while others have also called for a renewal of the assault weapons ban.

But, no new gun laws.

It’s been a year since the Parkland Florida shootings.

Just days after the February 14, 2018, mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, President Donald Trump orders the Justice Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms to review “bump fire stocks”—devices that allow a semi-automatic rifle to be fired similar to a fully-automatic weapon.

But, no new gun laws.

It’s been about one month since the Gilroy, Dayton and El Paso shootings.

No new gun laws.

There have been 297 mass shootings in 2019.

No new gun laws.

Jesus would not have a concealed carry weapon as Jerry Falwell Jr. suggests. Jesus would not belong to the NRA. You cannot call the United States a Christian Country when our mass shooting statistics look like this.

You cannot call the United States a Christian Country when our so-called Christian leaders accept blood money from the NRA and allow our children to be slaughtered. You cannot call the United States a Christian country when the Church has not arisen to change the laws.

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