Tag Archives: Lucy McBath

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New NRA President Is a Racist

“It is wrong to say like McBath said, that the reason she won was because of her anti-gun stance. That didn’t have anything to do with it — it had to do with being a minority female.”

— National Rifle Association president Carolyn Meadows, telling the Marietta Daily Journal that Rep. Lucy McBath (D-GA) only won her seat in 2018 because she’s black. McBath unseated Rep. Karen Handel (R-GA) on an anti-gun violence platform based on her backstory: Her son was shot and killed in 2012 after a loudness complaint.

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Out of Personal Tragedy, Political Activism

“I never expected this to happen, but I know that in light of all my experiences, to not to do anything is a tragedy in itself.”

— Lucy McBath (D), whose teenage son, Jordan, was shot and killed in 2012 by a stranger at a gas station, upon winning the Democratic nomination for Georgia’s 6th congressional district, ABC News reports.