Wilmington-area Democrats protest Rep. Rouzer’s voting record on guns, police brutality

Wilmington-area Democrats protest Rep. Rouzer’s voting record on guns, police brutality

Protestors are pushing for gun control and legislation to curb police brutality. (Source: WECT) WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – A group of local Democrats gathered together Wednesday to protest recent mass shootings and police brutality. They also condemned Congressman David Rouzer for what they view as his failure to act to protect his constituents from police and gun violence. They called on citizens to contact his office and demand action. This comes as Governor Roy Cooper has ordered flags to fly at half-staff to honor the ten people gunned down at a Boulder, Colorado grocery store on Monday. Investigators are still working to determine why the alleged shooter, 21-year-old Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, opened fire. Early reports indicate he suffered from paranoia, and was bullied while in high school about his name and race. He moved to the United States from Syria as a child. That incident was the second mass shooting in the country in just one week. Robert Long , also 21-years-old, is accused of shooting and killing eight people at three different Asian spas in Atlanta. Early reports indicate that Long had been treated for sexual addiction, and was emotional after being kicked out of his parents house. His exact motive for the shooting is unclear, but authorities say he bought the gun just hours before the mass shootings. Protestors pointed out that Rep. Rouzer voted against the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2021, a bill that would require a 10-day waiting period for someone trying to […]

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