"Good news? Both Muslim savages are dead": Here are the most heinous conservative reactions to yesterday's horrific Texas shooting

Ben Shapiro doesn't understand why Muslims are offended by Muhammad drawings when we all liked "The Book of Mormon"

Published May 4, 2015 1:40PM (EDT)

Ben Shapiro       (Simon & Schuster/Yehuda Remer)
Ben Shapiro (Simon & Schuster/Yehuda Remer)

On Sunday evening, two men opened fire on a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Garland, Texas. Police officers returned fire and killed the two men, with only one of the officers sustaining an injury.

The contest was organized by the American Freedom Defense Initiative, which has been classified by the Southern Poverty Law Center as an anti-Muslim group. None of the 200 attendees were injured.

"The Islamic jihadis are determined to suppress our freedom of speech violently," said AFDI's president Pamela Geller. "They struck in Paris and Copenhagen recently, and now in Texas."

Conservatives have used the shooting as an opportunity to plug their pro-Second Amendment, anti-Islam agendas. Here are some of the worst responses:

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By Joanna Rothkopf

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