The Tennessee State Capitol building was stormed by hundreds of gun control activists on Thursday. Several social media users alleged that President Joe Biden incited violence days after Audrey Hale fatally shot six people in a Nashville school.
Videos of protestors trying to get inside the building emerged on social media. The city sheriff’s office officials were seen trying to control them.
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Several social media users compared the Tennessee protests to the January 6 insurrection, further accusing President Joe Biden of incitement. However, there is no evidence on official statement on the 80-year-old’s involvement in the protests.
“Why hasn’t Joe Biden publicly denounce his lgtbq acolytes from rushing Tennessee legislature??!!!! He’s allowing and inciting violence by being quiet!!! Do something Joe!!!!!! Joe!!!!! JOE!!! you should be held criminally liable for incitement,” a Twitter user said.
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“Democrat hatred and incitement did this. Joe Biden should be charged with murder,” another one said.
“i don’t recall any of the outrage voiced by GOP exercising their freedom of speech, following how many years now of Biden using woke/blm as a tool – led to any incitement leading to violence, unless it got censure too…” another one said.
Videos on social media showed protestors battling police officers outside the Capitol building. The protest comes days after transgender shooter Audrey Hale fatally shot six people, including three nine-year-old kids, at a Christian school in Nashville.
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The large crowd was seen chanting: “What do we want? Gun control! When do we want it? Now!”
One attendee had a posted that read: “My nieces and nephews deserve better.
Many Twitter users questioned federal agencies like the National Guard and the FBI about their lack of action.