NRA Uses The San Bernardino Mass Shooting To Compare Liberals To Terrorists

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A commentary video from the National Rifle Association labeled those who called for more than thoughts and prayers following the mass shooting in San Bernardino, California the "Godless Left" and claimed that they "march hand-in-hand" with terrorists "toward the possible, purposeful destruction of us all."

In a video released on December 14 -- the three year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre -- conservative radio host and NRA News commentator Dana Loesch criticized reactions to the December 2 mass shooting in San Bernardino that claimed 14 lives. Loesch singled out a New York Daily News cover that contended "God Isn't Fixing This" as well as commentators who called for stronger gun laws, arguing that merely sending "thoughts and prayers" to the victims was not a sufficient response to the shooting.

Claiming that those who made this argument "mocked the entire concept of religion" and carried out a "coordinated assault" on "our right to believe," Loesch said that "the Godless Left ... share the same fanatical fervor to tear apart the foundations of America as the terrorists who threaten our very survival. And together, they march hand-in-hand toward the possible, purposeful destruction of us all."

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