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Fox News' Geraldo Rivera: We Are A 'Gun Sick' Nation

He called out the gun lobby that "allows armed maniacal lunatics to roam free and kill."
Geraldo Rivera has criticized the gun lobby following Oct. 1 college shooting in Oregon 
Geraldo Rivera has criticized the gun lobby following Oct. 1 college shooting in Oregon 

Fox News host Geraldo Rivera went off over Thursday's horrific shooting in Roseburg, Oregon, that has left 10 dead and nine others injured.

"The mass murder at Umpqua again reveals we are a gun sick nation," Rivera said in a Facebook post. "All the 2nd Amendment bullshit aside, the gun lobby controls the country, and allows armed maniacal lunatics to roam free and kill."

The host advocated for armed guards to be stationed on campuses across the nation. 

The mass murder at Umpqua again reveals we are a gun sick nation. All the 2d Amendment bullshit aside, the gun lobby...

Posted by Geraldo Rivera on Thursday, October 1, 2015

In a follow-up post, hours later, Rivera called on President Barack Obama to offer up legislation and take on the National Rifle Association. "You blame the gun lobby? Why not take them on? Confront the NRA and call out every hack who ever took money from them," he said. 

The president's anguish over this latest campus massacre is no doubt genuine. We share his grief. He says grief is not...

Posted by Geraldo Rivera on Thursday, October 1, 2015

​This article has been updated with revised casualty figures for Thursday's shooting. 

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