Pro-Life Conservatives Celebrated Planned Parenthood Massacre
In the wake of the terrorist attack on the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood facility by accused shooter Robert Lewis Dear, pro-life conservatives across the internet celebrated the murder of law enforcement and civilians taken in the name of anti-abortion politics. Commenting from the safe confines of publications like Breitbart continuing out across social media and even touching this site the vitriolic sentiment stands as a testament to the Donald Trump’s and Fox News’ of the right and the effect of continued, unmitigated hatred for the sake of political gain.
Some of the comments from Breitbart (click to enlarge):
Conservatives hiding at Breitbart weren’t the only ones capitalizing on tragedy. Conservative commenter Ben Shapiro added his two cents to the mix (and later deleted the comment) stating:
Many took to Twitter with opinions bordering on gleeful about the shooting (despite the fact that those who died and were injured had no involvement with the facility):
— FrankB (@FrankChanged) November 28, 2015
— Jason (@jase1125) November 28, 2015
— not better off (@nopenochange) November 28, 2015
— Valeria P Washington (@ValeriaPugliesi) November 28, 2015
Active Shooter Colorado Planned Parenthood. I would think this brave HERO is saving innocent Baby lives!
— David JGoodwin (@DJGoodwin1) November 27, 2015
planned parenthood kills a million babies and no one bats an eye. but 1 brave hero tries to put a stop to that, everyone loses their minds — riskys top (@rouge_th3_bat) November 27, 2015
@missambear R U EFFIN kidding me? You murderous louse. Risk your life everyday? You take EFFIN lives every day. U should of been aborted
— Ron (@CashVendetta) November 28, 2015
Perhaps most curiously, every single GOP presidential candidate has remained silent throughout the domestic terrorist event while both leading Democratic candidates (and President Obama) released statements offering condolences.