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    15 People Mad About Romney Connecting Gun Violence With Single Parents

    Romney proposed "two-parent families" as a way to curb gun violence. Some on Twitter took this as an insult to single moms, and they weren't happy about it.

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    1.

    ATTN: SINGLE MOMS PLEASE REMOVE ALL AK-47's from your household!! #thatisall

    ATTN: SINGLE MOMS PLEASE REMOVE ALL AK-47's from your household!! #thatisall-- HughesConsults

    2.

    The real loser in tonight's debates were single moms. They are clearly to blame for the violence in America.

    The real loser in tonight's debates were single moms. They are clearly to blame for the violence in America.-- Janie Haddad

    3.

    so the answer to gun violence is no single moms? Thanks Romney. #debate

    so the answer to gun violence is no single moms? Thanks Romney. #debate-- Aubrey O'Day

    4.

    The answer to gun violence is no single moms. Thanks Romney. #Douche #debate

    The answer to gun violence is no single moms. Thanks Romney. #Douche #debate-- Elizabeth Banks

    5.

    Maybe these single moms' kids wouldn't be so murderous if they came home sooner to cook dinner.

    Maybe these single moms' kids wouldn't be so murderous if they came home sooner to cook dinner.-- Matt Yglesias

    6.

    Single moms are this debate's Big Bird.

    Single moms are this debate's Big Bird.-- Tweetsbian

    7.

    Though most of his gains in recent polls come from single women, @MittRomney looks in camera & blames gun violence on single moms #debate

    Though most of his gains in recent polls come from single women, @MittRomney looks in camera & blames gun violence on single moms #debate-- Jehmu Greene

    8.

    Uhm. Mitt? Single moms have raised at least two Presidents of USA. One of them is standing next to you. He's the guy who's polite to women.

    Uhm. Mitt? Single moms have raised at least two Presidents of USA. One of them is standing next to you. He's the guy who's polite to women.-- Shelly Rae Clift

    9.

    Single moms can own AK47's?-- Adrian Hickman

    10.

    No, silly. They buy them for their kids. RT“@adimike55: Single moms can own AK47's?”

    No, silly. They buy them for their kids. RT“@adimike55: Single moms can own AK47's?”-- mia_nj

    11.

    Note to self. Don't let any single moms or gays in here. They kill people. #debates

    Note to self. Don't let any single moms or gays in here. They kill people. #debates-- Mitt's Lady Binder

    12.

    When are we "rounding up" all the single moms and their arsenals before the country goes to hell? #debates

    When are we "rounding up" all the single moms and their arsenals before the country goes to hell? #debates-- Sweet John

    13.

    Locking our doors tonight because there are single moms in this neighborhood and Romney says their kids will shoot me with assault rifles.

    Locking our doors tonight because there are single moms in this neighborhood and Romney says their kids will shoot me with assault rifles.-- JoeSchmeltzer

    14.

    If you single moms out there would just get married we wouldn't need gun control! No time to be choosy. #justdoit

    If you single moms out there would just get married we wouldn't need gun control! No time to be choosy. #justdoit-- DianeToucan

    15.

    Guns don't kill people. Single moms do - Romney #debate2012

    Guns don't kill people. Single moms do - Romney #debate2012-- david pilling

    Not everyone was critical of Romney's statement, though:

    16.

    Romney didn't KNOCK single moms, God forbid we promote marriage and dual income families for the sake of children #thiscountryissofuckedup

    Romney didn't KNOCK single moms, God forbid we promote marriage and dual income families for the sake of children

    #thiscountryissofuckedup-- HalfAss_HouseWife

    17.

    Single mothers by choice get iphones with their welfare checks. They do not represent single moms like me.

    Single mothers by choice get iphones with their welfare checks. They do not represent single moms like me.-- Tigerlily

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