House Democrat slams NRA in wake of Texas shooting

House Democrat slams NRA in wake of Texas shooting
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Rep. Seth MoultonSeth Wilbur Moulton11 Dems float anti-Pelosi leadership plan: reports To cure Congress, elect more former military members Hillicon Valley: North Korean IT firm hit with sanctions | Zuckerberg says Facebook better prepared for midterms | Big win for privacy advocates in Europe | Bezos launches B fund to help children, homeless MORE (D-Mass.) on Sunday slammed the National Rifle Association (NRA) for posting a tweet about gun terminology in the wake of reports about a shooting in Texas.

“Thanks, @NRA, for helping us focus on the real issues here, literally minutes after more Americans are massacred,” Moulton wrote on Twitter, quoting a post from the NRA. 

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The tweet Moulton referenced from the NRA included a link to one of its blog posts that details the differences between various gun parts.

“Correct and protect the record. Please help folks get these terms right” the NRA wrote, along with a picture showing a clip compared to a magazine. The tweet has since been deleted.

Brands and large organizations such as the NRA often schedule tweets in advance.

According to reports, multiple people are dead after a shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpHannity urges Trump not to fire 'anybody' after Rosenstein report Ben Carson appears to tie allegation against Kavanaugh to socialist plot Five takeaways from Cruz, O'Rourke's fiery first debate MORE, who is currently in the midst of a five-nation tour of Asia, tweeted that he is monitoring the incident from Japan.