Emily Garza was one of the victims of Devin Kelley’s Sutherland Springs, Texas church shooting. She was 7-years-old and was just getting back from Sunday school. Garza was sitting in the back row of the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs when Devin Kelley opened fire. 26 people were killed 20 people were injured.
In 2014, Devin Kelley was discharged from the U.S. Air Force
From 2010 to 2014, Kelley was a member of the U.S. Air Force. In 2014, he was discharged after assaulting his wife and child. On Monday, from Tokyo, President Donald Trump shared his belief that the shooting was caused by a mental health problem. He called Kelley a very deranged individual and avoided blaming the incident on the nation’s lack of gun control. Will these mass shootings ever stop?
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Men chase down Devin Kelley
So sad that this mass shooting happened again. I can’t find the right word to explain how tragic it is. 😢😢 #TexasShooting #GunControl
— Alice Lee (@AliceLee0618) November 6, 2017
The following tweet explains that President Trump did not call the shooting a gun issue. Earlier this year, President Trump signed a bill that rolled back an Obama regulation that made it more difficult for people with mental illnesses to buy a gun.
Trump says the Texas church shooting isn’t a gun issue. Of course not. It’s never a gun issue. It’s always something else…
— Ron Asher (@rmasher2) November 6, 2017
Trump promised to revisit gun control after the deadly shooting in Las Vegas. How many mass shootings will it take before changes are made? While some believe stricter gun laws must be passed, others argue that if the Sutherland Springs neighborhood who helped stop Kelley didn’t have a gun, Kelley would have killed more people.
Do you think anything can be done to avoid future incidents like this? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.