Ann Coulter References Gaza Killings, Suggests Same For Undocumented Immigrants

The official opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem on Monday set off protracted protests by Palestinians in Gaza who claim Jerusalem as the birthplace of of their faith, as do Jews and Christians.

In response to the protests, Israeli Defense Forces used lethal force, including live ammunition, which has so far led to the deaths of 55 people and injured thousands more.

But despite the human tragedy associated with the embassy being moved to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, right-wing commentator Ann Coulter felt a need to weigh in on the issue, making light of the deaths in Gaza and advocating the United States do the same on the border with Mexico, tweeting out:

This isn’t the first time Coulter has suggested shooting anyone who attempts to enter the country. She has also commented:

“I don’t know, we’ll see, if I were an illegal—I mean, unless they’re going to shoot one and send a message to the rest, as Voltaire’s line in Candide is—‘We hang one to encourage the others’—if you shoot one to encourage the others, maybe they’ll learn, but otherwise, we’ll see, we’ll see.”

Coulter’s latest remarks were met with plenty of scorn from others on social media:

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