Mike Huckabee suggests lack of ‘thoughts and prayers’ is behind gun violence

Former Arkansas governor and father of former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders suggested that the lack of “thoughts and prayers” are responsible for gun violence.

Huckabee, who now hosts a show on TBN and appears on Fox regularly, wrote a blog post in the wake of the shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.

“Despite all those who are denouncing the idea of prayers for the victims (do a Google search for “Thoughts and prayers are not enough” and see how many hits you get), I will continue to pray for the victims and their families and for an end to this mindless violence, and I hope you will, too. In fact, … I would posit that the lack of thought and prayers is probably the single biggest factor in what is behind them,” he wrote.

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