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Victims' brother scolds MSNBC for 'politicizing' shooting

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In a segment that aired Monday during MSNBC's "The Ed Show," guest host Michael Eric Dyson pressed Jordan Ghawi, brother of Colorado shooting victim Jessica Ghawi, as to whether he thought there should be a push for tighter gun control laws in the wake of the massacre that took his sister's life. To his credit, Ghawi steered the conversation to where it needed to be -- in remembrance of Jessica and the 11 others who lost their lives in last week's shooting.

"Here's the thing," Ghawi responded. "We can try to politicize this and make some sort of polarizing debate and make this a tenet of the election, but that's not what we're here to do right now. We're here to celebrate the lives of the victims that have been lost."

He continued: "If somebody wants to do harm to somebody, they're going to find a way to do it. Whether it be with a weapon, such as a rifle or whether it be with any sort of means we should actually start to think about why people are doing this. And the reason why they're doing this is because they want their names out there."

Amazingly, immediately following the interview with Ghawi, Dyson segued into a segment about the debate over gun control on Capitol Hill...


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