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People often ask “how is the @nra responsible for mass shootings?” The #VirginaBeachShooting gives us several examples.

The incessant lobbying of that trade organization for the gun industry (and yes, this is what the NRA is) cost lives in this mass shooting. Thread.
It is legal to carry guns into public buildings in Virginia.

The @nra lobbies against bills that would keep guns out of public buildings and for laws that your specifically allow them to be carried there. #NoRA

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The police found several empty large capacity magazines in the shooter’s possession after a “long” gun battle.

These magazines allow mass shooters to fire more rounds before reloading.

The @NRA lobbied against Virginia HB 2492 which would have banned them. The bill failed.
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