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Tucson Shooting Hero Patricia Maisch Yells 'Shame On You' at Senate for Not Passing Gun Control Bill (Video)

Patricia Maisch, who grabbed an ammo clip away from Tucson, Arizona, shooter Jared Loughner in 2011, yelled "shame on you" at the U.S. Senate today for failing to pass a gun control bill that included background checks (video below).

Maisch was escorted out of the U.S. Capitol by police, reported the Washington Post.

“It was spontaneous, but I was prepared to do that,” said Maisch. "They are an embarrassment to this country, that they don’t have any compassion or care for people who have been taken brutally from their families. I hate them."

Maisch was at Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' "Congress On Your Corner" event in January 2011 when Loughner fired 12 rounds. He was tackled by bystanders, while Maisch was able to grab an ammo clip away from him, reported ABC News.

The gun control bill got 54 votes, but needed 60 to pass under Senate rules.

Four Democrats voted against the gun control bill, their party and President Obama. Those Democrats were  Sens. Max Baucus (Montana), Mark Begich (Alaska), Heidi Heitkamp (North Dakota) and Mark Pryor (Arkansas).

Sources: Washington Post and ABC News


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