Questlove Takes NRA Following The las Vegas Shooting

HipHop News Posted on October 3, 2017 at 3:12am

Questlove Takes NRA Following The las Vegas Shooting

Questlove calls out the politicians who have taken money from the National Rifle Association.

After this weekend's deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas, The Roots' Questlove turned to Twitter to offer criticism of the National Rifle Association and its supporters, specifically those who have a political office.

"I just woke up...I can't believe that this is where we are now as a nation. Mind you this is w/o context —how in the name of god, do you have a car? How?," Questlove twitter to learn the news that on Sunday (1 October) shooting in the las Vegas concert.

"Therefore, only (really) waking up. It's not going to be called "terrorism" is... and a lot of "our hearts are with" and not NR—man let me stop," he added in a separate tweet.

I just woke up...I can't believe that this is where we are now as a nation. Mind you this is w/o context —how in the name of god, do you have a car? How? https://t.co/sqoF7PbkJW

— Questlove Gomez (@questlove) October 2, 2017

Thus, only (really) waking up. It's not going to be called "terrorism" is... and a lot of "our hearts are with" and not NR—man let me stop

— Questlove Gomez (@questlove) October 2, 2017

Hours later, the Monday (October 2), the Grammy Award-winning drummer, began to share the names of the politicians who have accepted money from the NRA. Also includes the dollar amount of each political acceptance of the organization.

This began with Missouri Senator Roy Blunt, who reportedly accepted $11,900 of the NRA during the election cycle of 2016.

"$11,900 of the NRA," Questlove wrote in a retweet of a Strong message sent to offer their condolences to the families of las Vegas to the victims.

$11,900 NRA https://t.co/iP7tbuPdoQ

— Questlove Gomez (@questlove) October 2, 2017

$10,400 of NRA https://t.co/zdrLknuer2

— Questlove Gomez (@questlove) October 2, 2017

$9,900 NRA https://t.co/kFWfko6Dld

— Questlove Gomez (@questlove) October 2, 2017

$9,900 NRA https://t.co/1IryHHQ67E

— Questlove Gomez (@quest

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