The Daily Wire’s Candace Owens slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on Tuesday over the socialist lawmaker baselessly suggesting that pro-life individuals support laws that “let children be shot in their schools.”
Ocasio-Cortez’s remarks come after an 18-year-old male stormed Robb Elementary School Tuesday afternoon and opened fire, killing at least 18 children before a U.S. Border Patrol agent reportedly rushed into the building and killed him.
“There is no such thing as being ‘pro-life’ while supporting laws that let children be shot in their schools, elders in grocery stores, worshippers in their houses of faith, survivors by abusers, or anyone in a crowded place,” Ocasio-Cortez claimed on Twitter. “It is an idolatry of violence. And it must end.”
“Name the law you are referring to,” Owens responded. “What United States law, specifically, ‘lets children be shot in their schools’.”
“You won’t name it because it doesn’t exist,” Owens continued. “You are shameless, bought-and-paid for politician, standing on the bodies of dead children to score political points.”
Ocasio-Cortez faced widespread criticism over her tweet, which was widely condemned online.
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