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AOC Attacks Faith, Asks “What good are your thoughts & prayers?” After Tragic Shooting in NZ

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is apparently not a fan of “thoughts and prayers” and made that crystal clear in her tweet post-New Zealand shooting.

Per DailyCaller, Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was blasted Friday for a tweet mocking the power of prayer after at least 49 people were reportedly killed in mass shootings at mosques in New Zealand.

The two mosques were attacked around the time of midday Friday prayer, and at least some of the incident was captured on video and live-streamed by the shooter, according to The New York Times.

“At first I thought of saying, ‘Imagine being told your house of faith isn’t same anymore.’ But I couldn’t say ‘imagine,’” Ocasio-Cortez said in her first reaction to the massacre. “What good are your thoughts & prayers when they don’t even keep the pews safe?”

Many who responded were not impressed.

Tim Young wrote “If one of your first 1000 thoughts after a horrific mass shooting is to go dunk on a person, a religious belief or an organization on Twitter, you should delete your account.”

Chet Cannon wrote “These poor, innocent people were murdered by a despicable terrorist in their house of prayer, and you choose to denigrate prayer in the aftermath? What is wrong with you?”

Drew Atkinson wrote:

I imagine this is stupidest thing I’ve read all day.

But I couldn’t say “imagine”.

I just consider the source.

Muslims were also offended.

Siraj Hashmi wrote “this is incredibly insensitive to my muslim brothers and sisters who were slain in cold blood while they were literally praying because they want to be closer to their creator and they want to become better people.”

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