Trump suggests more guns in schools to combat shootings
Trump suggests more guns in schools to combat shootings
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24 February, 2018, 07:35
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Many student survivors of the shooting have started a campaign for gun control that targets the NRA, including demands that Florida Republican Sen.
So that's the talk, what's the walk?
The NRA might once have been about promoting safe gun use for sporting purposes but that was before they gained the power they have over the gutless wonders who pass for our elected representatives. A possible reason: The National Rifle Association supports this idea and the gun manufacturers supported by the NRA would make a heck of a lot of money. Those include measures to expand federal background checks, allow authorities to issue emergency orders to take guns from people identified as a threat to themselves or others, and raise the minimum age for rifle purchases to 21.
Online backlash heightened this week after NRA leaders attacked the Democratic Party and gun control activists, saying they were exploiting the Florida shooting. And on and on.
"I'll say it again loud and clear - we're parents too", she said.
"Many in legacy media love mass shootings", Loesch said on stage "Now I'm not saying that you love the tragedy".
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That's why, despite polls that show large majorities in support of things like universal background checks or even a nationwide assault ban, pro-gun rights politicians have show little concern about avoiding these topics over the last several decades. On Feb. 28, 2017, President Donald Trump signed a law nixing a regulation aimed at keeping guns out of the hands of severely mentally ill people.
Trump was leaving the White House to attend the Conservative Political Action Conference when he said: "When it came time to get in there and do something", Florida deputy Scot Peterson "didn't have the courage or something happened".
A top Democrat tweeted about his fear that, under heat from the gun lobby, the president will melt.
Americans are rightly frightened, outraged and frustrated by school shootings and the unnecessary loss of life. So, when Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said, "You're not standing up for them until you say, 'I want less weapons, '" his comment was met with a standing applause.
In both the United Kingdom and Australia following school shootings there was a huge crackdown on who could buy guns and what they could buy them for and since then there hasn't been another school shooting. And if you believe you are more secure with guns in your home, you should note this: The number of gun deaths per state each year is directly proportional to the number of guns per 100 citizens in that particular state. While LaPierre's speech was peppered with obvious applause lines, the audience didn't seem as enthused as they were only moments earlier by Loesch's remarks.
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Trump also echoed some of LaPierre's language when it came to "hardening" schools and upping their security. LaPierre was speaking at CPAC, the annual convention of the Conservative Political Action Conference.
President Trump did not address the latest developments but in the past he has sought to distance himself from Gates and Manafort. Gates pleaded guilty to two additional charges, of conspiracy and lying to federal agents.
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The Florida high school shooter's lawyer has said he is sad, mournful and remorseful and has called him "a broken human being". On Wednesday , they'll return to the same school where 17 of their classmates and teachers were gunned down .
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District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson for leniency in his house arrest to let him attend sporting events with his four children. Gates has agreed to cooperate with prosecutors, and they may ask the judge to reduce his sentence if they are satisfied.
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Israel said he "clearly" knew there was a shooter inside, something that made him "sick to my stomach". "There are no words". It's believed Peterson likely stayed in hide mode for about four minutes, while the six minutes of shooting went forth.
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