Trump’s ex-lawyer slammed ‘monster’ after Club Q shooting

Jenna EllisFormer Senior Legal Counsel donald trumpdrew a ferocious backlash after her hateful comments about the mass shooting at Club Q gay nightclub in Colorado on Saturday.

Five people were killed and at least 18 injured in the attack in Colorado Springs. motion Conservative media and politicians demonize transgender people and drag queens and seek to pass hostile laws aimed at the entire LGBTQ community. The campaign of fear A surge in anti-LGBTQ harassment, intimidation and violence. The suspect in the killing faces murder and hate crime charges.

On an episode of this week’s podcast, Ellis suggested that shooting victims would suffer “eternal damnation.”

“Even more tragic than the untimely death is the complete lack of evidence that the five people killed in the nightclub that night were Christians,” said the far-right lawyer. “And if they did not accept the truth of Christ’s gospel and affirm Jesus Christ as Lord of their lives, they are now reaping the consequences of eternal ruin.”

Ellis, also a right-wing media pundit, played a key role in Trump’s failed legal pressure to overturn the 2020 presidential election, and most recently, defeated Pennsylvania’s extremist Republican gubernatorial nominee Doug G. Worked as Mastriano’s legal advisor. The history of her anti-LGBTQ rhetoric goes back many years.

In one Facebook post in 2017 Recorded by Media MattersFor example, she wrote: … A sin is always a sin, even if good people commit it.

After the 2016 Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando, Florida, where 49 people died and 53 were injured, she expressed her disappointment at “conservatives’ acquiescence on the LGBT agenda.”

“The Orlando shooting was truly horrific and tragic. But our response to this tragedy should not be an advocate or advocate for gay rights.” She said after the deadly attack on a gay nightclub.

Earlier this week, she criticized Because Colorado Springs Police included each of Club Q’s victim pronouns when sharing identities.

In response, right-wing figures have rejected accusations that their rhetoric helped create an environment of anti-LGBTQ violence, instead “politicizing” the tragedy, doubling About their false narratives that slander the community and its allies.

Ellis came under fire online Wednesday after a clip of her Club Q commentary went viral.

In response to the outcry, Ellis insists she has nothing against gay or transgender people, and anyone she deems not Christian enough.

“I am worried about the unsaved, and everyone,” she tweeted. There is no evidence. You need a church.”