After the shooting in Texas and Ohio, the White house instructed the justice Ministry to offer the law on the introduction of capital punishment against the perpetrators of mass murder.
The United States should impose capital punishment for the perpetrators of mass killings, said the President Donald trump, speaking on Monday, August 5, at the White house. “I instruct the Ministry of justice to propose a law guaranteeing that those who commit crimes of hate and mass murder, was sentenced to death,” – said the President. He stressed that capital punishment will be applied “quickly, decisively and without unnecessary years of delay”.
Trump expressed his condolences to the victims and families of the victims of the incident on 3 and 4 August shooting in the States of Texas and Ohio, calling it a “barbaric massacre” and “an attack on our community, an attack on our nation and a crime against humanity.” “With one voice our people must condemn the racism, intolerance and the idea of the superiority of the white race – said trump. – These low ideology must be defeated. Violence has no place in America.”
According to the head of the White house, it is necessary to adopt a number of measures to make American society safer. In particular, you must be able to recognize the warning signals that indicate a possible crime. In addition, the need to tighten control over the use of firearms, to persons who may pose a risk to society, had no access to it. According to trump, it is also important to “shed light on the dark corners of the Internet”, which creates conditions for “the radicalization of unhealthy minds.”
August 3, 21-year-old white male opened fire in one of the shopping centers of Texas El Paso. The victims were 21 people, including seven citizens of Mexico. The shooter has been apprehended by the police. Later, in the night of 4 August, unknown persons opened fire on the street in Dayton, Ohio. The incident killed 10 people, including the attacker, who was shot by police. At least 15 people were injured.