Kacey Musgraves Draws Criticism For Pro-Gun Tweets Following Orlando Nightclub Massacre

A man who’d pledged allegiance to ISIS opened fire in a gay club in Orlando early this morning, killing 50 people and wounding at least 50 more in our country’s deadliest mass shooting ever. Every time there’s horrible gun violence, people try to co-opt the tragedy to promote their own political agenda, often making a baffling point about how this wouldn’t have happened if there were more guns around. Sadly, that’s happening again, and one of those people is country star Kacey Musgraves:

Kacey Musgraves

After facing a considerable amount of backlash, Musgraves deleted the second tweet and followed it up with this:

So…not great, but could’ve been worse. See below: