President Trump to hold 'listening session' with survivors of Stoneman Douglas shooting

21 February, 2018, 12:07 | Author: Sammy Rose
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"Just to put a smile on their faces", said Brinson, who is from Coral Springs, Florida, and played against Stoneman Douglas in high school baseball.

The roundtable discussion followed three separate meetings held by mental health professionals, education officials and law enforcement officers about what policies could be enacted after the shooting.

"My goal is to get something accomplished".

"We've seen a government shutdown, we've seen tax reform, but nothing to save our children's lives, " said Hogg.

The Miami Herald reported that police from the Broward Sheriff's Office made sure students were safe on their journey down to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, and volunteers brought water and snacks.

But the students are already being heard, in the wake of the February 14 massacre of 14 students, two teachers and the athletic director at Douglas.

The students' walkout was in response to last week's shooting that took 17 lives and wounded 14 others.

"And kids want metal detectors".

"I chose to make these signs so that when Donald Trump visits Parkland he knows that this is what I want". I don't know if the money's going to come through the state ... but I don't think the taxpayers will have a problem putting metal detectors on doors if you ask your parents how much is your child's safety worth to you.

"The goal is to allow staff to return to campus by the end of the week", according to a statement from the Broward County School District.

Marante said he doesn't care if the school "feels like prison". These little kids dying who are defenseless and don't even know about this life, it doesn't spark (lawmakers) to make a change.

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Scott said previously he would be unable to attend because he would be working on legislative solutions in Tallahassee.

Even after last October's killing of 58 people by a gunman in Las Vegas who amassed 47 firearms to commit the worst mass shooting in recent USA history, legislators accomplished nothing in the way of tighter controls.

"I think he's making the point that we would like our Federal Bureau of Investigation agencies to not be focused on something that is clearly a hoax, in terms of investigating the Trump Campaign", Sanders said. Gonzalez pushed back against Trump and others who claim the uptick in gun violence is a direct result of a mental health crisis that can be solved by more robust public health programs. Add Florida School Shooting as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Florida School Shooting news, video, and analysis from ABC News. The teens carried sleeping bags and pillows and hugged their parents as they departed, many wearing burgundy T-shirts in their school colors.

"The Never Again movement started formulating, and we got to work", Grady said.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California criticized the lack of action on a measure she introduced after the mass shooting in Las Vegas a year ago to ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire more rapidly. The governor emphasized that he meant to get legislation passed before the session ends. I've gone to hospitals.

"I'm just exhausted of it", Durham said. "We have to do something". The startling admission came as the agency was already facing criticism for its treatment of a tip about a YouTube comment posted a year ago.

He and some fellow students organized a rally Sunday near the Parkland, Florida, high school, set to press for greater gun control measures from lawmakers.

"The students are energized".

Chad Bennett, a friend of Deschamps', said Nikolas Cruz "chose the gun and he left".

State house leaders and Governor Rick Scott are also considering possible changes to firearms rules.


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