Singer Who Survived Bataclan Attack Condemns Gun Control March

Singer Who Survived Bataclan Attack Condemns Gun Control March

One of the singers who survived the 2015 Bataclan massacre in Paris spoke out Sunday against the students who participated in the gun control march, calling their policy solutions childlike and referring to them as “disgusting vile abusers of the dead” in a lengthy Instagram post.

“As the survivor of a mass shooting I can tell you from first-hand experience that all of you protesting and taking days off from school insult the memory of those who were killed,” Jesse Hughes wrote, “and insult me and every other lover of liberty by your every action.”

Hughes is a member of Eagles of Death Metal, the band that was playing at the Bataclan concert venue when Muslim extremists shot 89 people to death in November of 2015. He posted an anti-gun control cartoon along with the comments, in which a woman tells a man she turned in her gun to stop violence, and he says he chopped off his own dick to stop rape.

Students advocating for strict gun control measures marched in Washington, D.C. on Saturday in response to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, where a gunman killed 17 students.

“The best thing to do to combat chronic abusers and disregarders of the law(like the law against Murder) is to……..pass another Law!…..Genius!!!…… ” he wrote. “But before we pass this law we’re going to denigrate the memory and curse ourselves by exploiting the death of 16 of our fellow students for a few Facebook likes and some media attention….and look how well civil rights abuses as it concerns firearms helped to protect me and my friends in Paris!!!!! This almost sounds like the plan of like a kid maybe like a high school student….!. Oh wait that’s right…. ”

Here’s the full Instagram post:

Obviously….The best thing to do to combat chronic abusers and disregarders of the law(like the law against Murder) is to……..pass another Law!…..Genius!!!…… but before we pass this law we’re going to denigrate the memory and curse ourselves by exploiting the death of 16 of our fellow students for a few Facebook likes and some media attention….and look how well civil rights abuses as it concerns firearms helped to protect me and my friends in Paris!!!!! This almost sounds like the plan of like a kid maybe like a high school student….!. Oh wait that’s right…. The Whitney Houston song about letting the children lead the way wasn’t actually had operating paradigm for life…..And when the truth don’t line up with your bullshit narrative just hold your breath and stamp your feet and refused to except it…. then take multiple days off of school playing hooky at the expense of 16 of your classmates blood….!…. it might be funny if it wasn’t so pathetic and disgusting……As the survivor of a mass shooting I can tell you from first-hand experience that all of you protesting and taking days off from school insult the memory of those who were killed and abuse and insult me and every other lover of liberty by your every action…..Long Live Rock’n’Roll….. and may everyone of these disgusting vile abusers of the dead live as long as possible so they can have the maximum amount of time to endure their shame….and be Cursed….

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Hughes has previously spoken out against gun control as a proper response to mass shootings. “Did your French gun control stop a single person from dying at the Bataclan?” he asked on a French TV network in the wake of the attack. “If anyone can answer yes, I’d like to hear it, because I don’t think so. I think the only thing that stopped it was some of the bravest men that I’ve ever seen in my life charging head-first into the face of death with their firearms.”

He was reportedly turned away from the Sting concert that reopened the Bataclan, after suggesting security at the venue played some role in the attack. He later apologized for making the “baseless” accusation.

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