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“Real Housewives of Orange County” alum Kelly Dodd is going through backlash after she in contrast the Ulvade, Texas college capturing to 9/11 on Saturday.
Dodd, 46, shared an image on Twitter that learn, “After 9-11 we didn’t ban planes. We secured the cockpits. Secure the schools.”
Her Twitter publish was shortly stuffed with offended replies from varied customers. One consumer wrote, “You’d rather have schools look like prisons than reforming gun laws.. uhm ok. That wont traumatize the kids, to have constant reminders that adults have failed them.”
One other consumer famous that for the reason that terrorist assault on September eleventh there have been many different security measures instilled in airports throughout America.
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“After 9/11 we banned people bringing dangerous items onto planes. The same way we can ban people from accessing and carrying dangerous items that continue to kill people in schools so frequently,” the consumer wrote.
One other consumer replied, “Your lack of empathy and understanding is apparent. Did you not see the videos of the gunman in the school as police and security were too scared to go inside? There is no reason for automatic weapons. Have a simple gun and require a background check— what’s wrong with that?”
After the backlash, Dodd clarified her tweet.
“I NEVER said we shouldn’t have STRICTER gun laws,” she started. “I believe we should do a BETTER job of keeping WEAPONS out of the hands of CRIMINALS & the MENTALLY ill.”
Dodd continued: “In the meantime, while these people have GUNS & CAN STILL BUY THEM, we need to BETTER PROTECT OUR KIDS.”
The previous actuality star has made earlier controversial feedback prior to now relating to the coronavirus pandemic and the Black Lives Matter motion, which in the end led to being fired from “RHOC” final summer time.
Her publish comes days after a teen opened fireplace inside a Texas elementary college Tuesday, killing 19 kids and two lecturers. The gunman was killed throughout an alternate of gunfire with police. Some names of these killed started to emerge Tuesday, many accompanied by images of smiling kids.
The shooter was later recognized as Salvador Ramos.
Two cops had been wounded throughout an alternate of gunfire with Ramos however had been anticipated to outlive.
“Texans across the state are grieving for the victims of this senseless crime and for the community of Uvalde. Cecilia and I mourn this horrific loss, and we urge all Texans to come together to show our unwavering support to all who are suffering,” Texas Gov. Greg Abbott mentioned in an announcement, referring to spouse Cecelia.
Every day Submit’ Stephen Sorace, Greg Norman and Louis Casiano contributed to this report.