House Democrats BLOCK Resolution Condemning Iran For Massacring Civilians

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On Tuesday, House Democrats blocked a resolution, introduced by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, that condemned Iran for the mass killing of their own citizens and shooting down a Ukrainian passenger place and expressed supported for Iranian protestors.

According to The Daily Caller, “Consideration and a vote on House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s resolution was blocked because Democrats advanced the previous question, by a vote of 226-191. The resolution would have condemned the Government of Iran for killing 1,500 Iranian citizens who were protesting their government, as well as condemned the Government of Iran for shooting down Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752, killing 176 people.”

As previously reported on, the resolution also “condemns the Government of Iran for repeatedly lying to its people and to the world about its responsibility for the downing of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752,” and “calls on the Government of Iran to… refrain from the use of violence,” “protect the rights of freedom of expression and peaceful assembly,” and “supports the protestors in Iran, their demands for accountability, and their desire for the Government of Iran to respect freedom and human rights.””

In summary, the resolution basically stated, “killing civilians is bad,” which should have been a unanimously agreed upon and noncontroversial bill, but in this political climate immorality has come to be defined by the opposing party’s views.

“What a disappointment —Democrats just blocked a vote on a resolution supporting the Iranian protestors,” McCarthy tweeted in response to the vote. “This is not the time for partisan politics. This should be a time for the US Congress to speak with one voice to condemn an Iranian regime that kills its own people.”