High school students expected to confront lawmakers in Tallahassee on gun control

Feb 22, 2018, 00:52
High school students expected to confront lawmakers in Tallahassee on gun control

In the rallies and interviews that followed Wednesday's deadly shooting, the students launched a scathing attack on the National Rifle Association (NRA) and President Donald Trump, blaming them for a lack of gun control legislation that could have prevented the incident.

He said he watched in disbelief Tuesday night as Florida legislators voted down a proposal to ban the purchases of assault rifles and high-capacity magazines.

Former Stoneman student, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, is charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder.

Florida's legislature has taken up at least two measures during its current session meant to provide broader access to guns. Cruz also had a record of mental health issues and received treatment in a mental health facility at least once.

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The suspect, whose mother died in November, was investigated by authorities after videos surfaced on the social media platform Snapchat, showing him cutting himself, an assessment by Florida's Department of Children and Families said.

Solutions that arose from speaking with experts during the Florida Department of Education workshop included school safety, security protocols and emergency plans.

The bill was proposed by Republican state Senator Dennis Baxley, who has long advocated for reversing gun-free zone laws on school grounds.

Later in the morning, the Senate passed a bill allowing guns at churches with schools. "I want to solve some problems for this very vulnerable population". "I really don't want to have a gun policy fight right now".

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Another Stoneman Douglas student, Diego Pfeiffer, outlined a vision for an array of developing movements, from the "Never Again" movement started by the Stoneman Douglas students in Tallahassee to the "March For Our Lives" rally planned for late March in Washington.

He spent eight hours talking with lawmakers on Monday to discuss three main points.

"The only objective of an assault weapon like this is to kill and to kill as many people as possible", she said. "Another agency should be made just to combat this problem and to work and cooperate with Federal Bureau of Investigation and local authorities", Abzug said.

With the inability to introduce new bills for the 2018 legislative session, lawmakers have until March 9 to pass any legislation on the matter.

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