Katie Hobbs Press Secretary Resigns After Tweeting Out Threat Against ‘Transphobes’ in Wake of Nashville Massacre

[Photo Credit: By Gage Skidmore from Surprise, AZ, United States of America - Katie Hobbs, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=128390230]

Josselyn Berry, the press secretary for Democratic Arizona Governor Katie Hobbs, has now reportedly resigned after posting an incendiary tweet suggesting that “transphobes” should be gunned down in the wake of a woman who identified as transgender killing six people, including three children, at a Christian school in Nashville.

According to reports from the local media in Arizona, Berry’s decision to step down occurred after she was put under pressure by both people close to her and by other politicians.

The GIF, which was lifted from the 1980 film “Gloria,” depicted actress Gena Rowlands brandishing two handguns. Berry captioned the image “Us when we see transphobes.”

It was published on Monday, even as the nation was in mourning over the killings of three children aged 9 years old and three adults.

The victims were slaughtered at the Presbyterian-run Covenant School in Music City by a woman who was 28 years old and was later killed by police.

The gunman in Nashville was reportedly a previous student at the school.

She entered the Covenant School with three firearms—two rifles and a handgun—and opened fire, ultimately taking the lives of six people before being taken down by responding law enforcement officers.

According to the police, the gunman lawfully acquired seven firearms from five separate outlets.

According to the police, her parents, who stated that they did not want her to possess any firearms, confessed that they knew she had previously sold a handgun, but they did not know she owned others.

Her parents also stated that they did not want her to own any firearms.

According to the police, during the investigation of her parents’ house, they discovered a manifesto as well as a precise plan of the school.

On Monday, Metro Nashville Police Chief John Drake described the shooting as a “targeted attack” and said that authorities have a theory on the shooter’s motive, but that they are not ready to share it yet.

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