David Hogg Implies Gun Control Opponents Aren’t ‘Human Beings’ — He’s Getting Flak From Both Sides

David Hogg Implies Gun Control Opponents Aren't 'Human Beings' — He's Getting Flak From Both Sides

Note: This article contains coarse language that may offend or disturb some readers. David Hogg, the Parkland shooting survivor who said he would temporarily forgo college to focus on the 2018 midterms, called on followers to elect candidates who weren’t career politicians. In his tweet, however, he seemed to dehumanize people who didn’t push gun control legislation: We don’t need Democrats or Republicans to be elected we need fucking human beings that actually give a shit about kids dying. Elect human beings NOT career politicians. Hogg went on to set up an apparent distinction between career politicians and “human beings” who cared about kids. In a tweet posted earlier in the same hour, Hogg also claimed that House Appropriations Republicans didn’t care about kids after they blocked funding for gun violence research: I’m sorry this is quite frankly horseshit I don’t care what side of the issue you’re on nobody wants to see more kids die from gun violence other than members of this committee, obviously. The entire House is up for election on November 6, see you then. https://t.co/cadp6jlDqB In the past, Hogg has accused or at least implied that gun rights advocates didn’t care about dead kids. Watch one of his interviews below: In response, fellow Parkland survivor Kyle Kashuv was incredulous: Are you seriously saying that anyone who doesn’t agree with you about banning guns isn’t a human being? What the hell is your problem, dude? https://t.co/f9gYkvIagU Kashuv, who opposes gun control, also joked that Hogg’s […]

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