|(Gosar character preparing to kill Ocasio-Cortez character)|
Whereas depictions of violence can foment actual violence andjeopardize the safety of elected officials, as witnessed inthis chamber on January 6, 2021;
Whereas violence against women in politics is a global phenomenonmeant to silence women and discourage themfrom seeking positions of authority and participating inpublic life, with women of color disproportionately impacted;
Cleverly, the proposed resolution also cites Gosar's public defense of the video and attempts to use it against him:
Whereas Representative Gosar issued a statement on November 9, 2021, defending the video as a ‘‘symbolic cartoon’’ and spreading hateful and false rhetoric about immigrants;
Arizona's Politics has asked members of the state's Congressional Democrats whether they will be co-introducing the resolution, and will update as warranted.