Change our gun laws to avert more mass shootings | Letters
22 February, 2018, 00:53 | Author: Joy Garcia
Dozens of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students arrived to Florida's capital on Tuesday with one goal in mind: Change the state's gun laws. "No longer can I walk the halls without seeing blood stains and dead bodies all because of the damage a single AR-15 rifle caused".
When Florida's senate president Joe Negron heard the question, he did not directly answer, saying: "That's an issue that we're reviewing".
After Bryant spoke, the students began to walk off campus, Little said. A spokesman for the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office confirmed to the Miami Herald that his agency and the Broward Sheriff's Office were following the students just to ensure their safety and make sure the roads stayed clear.
The students spent the night at a local civic center with a few of the lawmakers who are sponsoring their big push. "It's raw and it's there".
Three busses with about 100 students, many coming straight from funerals for their fallen classmates, made the seven hour journey. They told the 500 students and parents waiting for them that they were fighting to protect all students. She said they were up until nearly 5 a.m. preparing for remarks they want to make during the meetings with lawmakers as they push to ban the assault-style rifle used to kill 17 people at the high school in suburban Fort Lauderdale.
Many students told U.S. media they stayed awake overnight to research legislation and write speeches. "We are losing our lives while the adults are playing around". "I really don't want to have a gun policy fight right now". Republican lawmakers are talking more seriously about some restrictions, but not a total ban. Authorities say he was armed with a semiautomatic AR-15 assault-style rifle he legally purchased from a licensed gun dealer a year ago, when he was 18.
The students burst into applause when Galvano said he supports raising the age to purchase assault-style weapons from 18 to 21. But she traveled to Florida's Capitol because she wants to change the minds of Republicans who support the NRA.
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