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From Fox News To A Sen Hearing: GOP Uses BLM Protests As Scapegoat In Wake Of CO Shooting

UNITED STATES - March 23: Ranking member Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, speaks during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on "Constitutional and Common Sense Steps to Reduce Gun Violence in Washington on Tuesday, March 2... UNITED STATES - March 23: Ranking member Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, speaks during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on "Constitutional and Common Sense Steps to Reduce Gun Violence in Washington on Tuesday, March 23, 2021. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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March 23, 2021 5:26 p.m.

The GOP is employing a new talking point to avoid engaging seriously on gun reform.

In the wake of a mass shooting at a Colorado supermarket that killed at least 10 people on Monday, Republican senators and Fox News have coalesced around scapegoating Black Lives Matter protests last summer to argue in favor of gun ownership.

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