Mike Lee ripped a gun safety group for fundraising off of the Texas school shooting. Lee’s campaign has used fears about gun control to fundraise.

The National Republican Senatorial Committee, the campaign arm of Senate Republicans, ran a fundraising ad earlier this year on behalf of Lee, warning, “In Joe Biden’s America, our gun rights are under ASSAULT!” complete with gun emojis.

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5/28/2022 5:30:00 PM

The National Republican Senatorial Committee, the campaign arm of Senate Republicans, ran a fundraising ad earlier this year on behalf of Lee, warning, “In Joe Biden’s America, our gun rights are under ASSAULT!” complete with gun emojis.

Sen. Mike Lee attacked a pro- gun control group for a fundraising email following a shooting at an elementary school in Texas . Lee's re-election campaign has run several social media ads touting his pro- Second Amendment stance and warning about gun control measures.

“Everytown’s fundraising email attempts to play on the emotions of those whose lives have been ripped apart by this tragic shooting,” Lee said, asking Dettelbach if he would disavow the group which has endorsed his nomination.“Are you willing to disavow their shameless immediate fundraising after the Texas tragedy, just hours after this tragedy occurred?”

Dettelbach said he was unaware of the email that upset Lee and could not comment.“I want to repeat and promise you, as ATF director, politics have absolutely no place in law enforcement. I don’t view this as a Democrat or Republican issue. I view it as an opportunity to work together to make things better,” Dettelbach replied.

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There has never been a bill introduced into either branch of the United States Congress that would end the second amendment of the United States constitution. There have not ever been any by laws that would severely limit gun ownership in the United States. Rightwing hyperbole!!! He just posted that he was praying for the families in Texas! I don’t understand! Now is the time to talk about gun reform! Not mental illness, or single parent homes, or any other excuse. He won’t even talk about having guns with reforms in place.

What’s the old saying, the only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is to smear your dead friend’s blood on you to fake being dead? There are ~550k unaffiliated voters in Utah vs ~850k R’s. Voters can affiliate as R up until the June 28 Primary and vote beckyforutah, a moderate R with a proven track record of bipartisan legislation. Mike Lee has got to go 👋🏻 !!

Disgusting bjonesbrown Yeah, Mike “tell me what to say” Lee is not a fit representative. For many, many reasons. Pot you’re black ! SenMikeLee Taking away all of the pseudo-warriors guns has NEVER been on the table. It is a marketing pitch by the NRA and gun manufacturers. Regulating and licensing guns is not “taking away” your guns.

So it doesn’t matter that he LIES? LIAR LIAR!!! LDSValues GOPLies All these people are bad humans and terrible people

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May 24, 2022 “Everytown’s fundraising email attempts to play on the emotions of those whose lives have been ripped apart by this tragic shooting,” Lee said, asking Dettelbach if he would disavow the group which has endorsed his nomination. “Are you willing to disavow their shameless immediate fundraising after the Texas tragedy, just hours after this tragedy occurred?” Dettelbach said he was unaware of the email that upset Lee and could not comment. “I want to repeat and promise you, as ATF director, politics have absolutely no place in law enforcement. I don’t view this as a Democrat or Republican issue. I view it as an opportunity to work together to make things better,” Dettelbach replied. “I do think it’s unfortunate that they’re doing this literally hours after the shooting. I don’t think that’s too difficult to disavow, but you’re apparently not inclined to do that,” Lee said. Lee has a history of using fears about gun control in his fundraising efforts. In April, Lee ran a Facebook ad attempting to paint independent U.S. Senate candidate Evan McMullin as soft on gun rights. “Evan McMullin on gun control,” the ad reads. “Now: Supports expanded background checks. Then” ‘Our 2nd Amendment rights must be protected.’ Which Evan McMullin can you trust?” The ad ran for a week and was seen by approximately 50,000 people. In March and April of 2021, Lee’s campaign ran a trio of Facebook ads showing the silhouette of what appears to be a hunter holding a shotgun with the title “Support the Second Amendment.” The messages on the ads differ, but the consistent theme is that the Second Amendment is for citizens to check the federal government’s power, which is also the reasoning behind the three separate branches of government established in the Constitution. Lee’s first ad says the Second Amendment allows citizens to protect each other because “government can’t be everywhere, all the time.” It then explains the other reason for the Second Amendment is so citizens can protect themselves from a “government that tried to be everywhere, all the time.”