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Tennessee lawmaker says-porn, violent films under the ’causes’ of school shootings: It is a ‘big part’

Rep. Diane Black, R-Tenn., said a number of factors can contribute, which leads to commit young people in a school shooting, including the deterioration of the family, violent films and pornography.

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Rep. Diane Black, R-Tenn., the blame pornography for school shootings, at a meeting with the local pastors of the past week seemed to be, at least partially.

Black, 67, said the Minister during a listening session in Clarksville, Tennessee, as a nurse, she looks like the “root cause” of gun violence in schools, according to audio published by HuffPost.

Black, who is running for Governor, to blame gun violence in schools on a variety of topics: the “deterioration of the family,” violent films, mental illness and pornography. Without a strong support system, Black said, young people “go in the wrong direction” after finding “something” on the internet or with certain friends.

As for pornography, Black not exactly explain how it contributes to the force of arms, but they said that it is easily accessible.

“It’s available. It is available on the shelf, if you go into a grocery store,” Black said. “Yes, you have to reach to get to it, but it is pornography.”

“All of this is available, without parental guidance, and I think that is a big part of the reason that we went on so many young people get the mental illness trapped in these places,” she said.

Black added that in some cases, particularly in the case of the 17-year-old shooting suspect, killed 10 people on his Texas high school earlier this month, the friends were able to locate a change in behavior of the teenager.

“So I think that mental illness is something we have to deal with. We have the address of the family,” she said.

Addressing mental health issues was something Black has shootouts for you in the Wake of the recent mass in schools. On her gubernatorial campaign website, Black said she is an advocate for gun rights and has an A+ rating with the National Rifle Association.

“In response to the mass shootings, the liberals called for a ban and the confiscation of all weapons. We need to recognize that mental health is the cause of mass gun violence, not the weapons themselves,” her campaign website States are asking.

Shannon Watts, founder of the gun control advocacy group Moms Demand Action, denounced Black’s comments on Twitter.

“In spite of all the data and experts at your disposal, [Black] selects the debt ‘grocery pornography” for school shootings,” Watt said. “And it does not mean that magazines that glorify the guns.”

In spite of all the data and experts at your disposal, the Tennessee legislature, the debt-to-select “grocery pornography” for school shootings. And it does not mean that the magazines glorify the weapons. https://t.co/SQ3WARndjS

— Shannon Watt (@shannonrwatts) may 29, 2018

Kaitlyn Schallhorn is a Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter @K_Schallhorn.

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