Why the Parkland students have made pro-gun conservatives so mad


Writing in an essay for Parents.com, the outspoken tween said she intends to do everything she can to oust the lawmakers who refuse to "keep me safe" and pass gun control legislation, because she is exhausted of the government not listening. "He was not a credit to law enforcement, that I can tell you".

He did not call for any specific weapons to be banned, and a few times mentioned that he is a member of the National Rifle Association.

Feis, an assistant football coach and security guard at the school of 3,200 students on the edge of the Florida Everglades, was among 17 gunned down by a former student who police said returned to the school with an AR 15 assault-style rifle just before dismissal on February 14.

Florida's governor meanwhile called for law enforcement officers to be placed in every public school in the state. Trump didn't mention that measure today, instead focusing on school safety and background checks meant to target people with mental illnesses.

House Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Land O'Lakes, says legislators will do whatever it takes to pass a school safety package in the final two weeks of the regular session.

The Broward County School Board has requested $28.5 million from the legislature to replace the site of a massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Peterson resigned from the $75,000 a year job after being informed he was suspended without pay pending an investigation by internal affairs investigators, Israel said. In a press conference announcing his agenda, Mr Scott endorsed swift action before the state Legislature adjourns.

This is a big move for the Florida governor.

Allowing courts to prohibit a mentally ill person from buying or possessing a gun.

In Minneapolis Fox 9 has been broadcasting video footage of high school students from the school district in a procession down city streets toward City Hall.

"I disagree with arming teachers".

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Guttenberg called on the senator to do something about guns. He wouldn't say he would turn down an NRA contribution. The remarks came one day after Ms.

"If we are going to infringe on the Second Amendment, it has to be a policy that will work", Rubio said in an interview Thursday with AP.

In the aftermath of last week's school shooting in Parkland, Gov. Rick Scott and legislative leaders on Friday unveiled similar proposals created to improve school safety and keep guns out of the hands of people with mental health problems. Students, teachers and staff must complete all training and "code red" drills by the end of the first week of each semester.

Despite the resource officer's failure to respond, Corcoran wanted to move ahead with a "marshal" plan to let local law-enforcement officials train and deputize someone at the school who would be authorized to carry a gun.

Classes are due to resume next Wednesday, but the building where most of the bloodshed occurred will remain closed.

Since the shooting last week, she has noticed that her teacher locks the classroom door when the students are all in side.

Calling the school community his family, he said, "Those are kids and teachers and staff I've known for years". He "didn't react properly under pressure or they were a coward", the president said to reporters as he left the White House this morning.

President Donald Trump on Friday slammed Peterson for his response, saying, "When it came time to get in there and do something, he didn't have the courage or something happened".

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday also called for a ban on bump stocks.

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel, a Democrat who was re-elected in 2016, was pleased with the news.

When asked what Peterson should have done, Israel said the deputy should have gone in "addressed the killer, killed the killer".