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School Walkout Organizer, 17, Slams Congress’ Inaction on Gun Reform — ‘They Fail to Stop Atrocities’

The National School Walkout’s student organizer Kaleab Jegol, 17, EXCLUSIVELY told HL about what the movement hopes to achieve!

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Senator Schumer evaluates gun control debate

QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Before the Florida school shooting took place, President Donald Trump had a budget proposal that would cut funding for background checks for those looking to buy guns. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer stopped by SUNY Adirondack … Continue reading

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Trump responds to Parkland massacre by announcing support for NRA-backed gun legislation

Days after the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida resulted in the deaths of 17 people, President Trump has seemingly come around to the idea of strengthening the federal background check system. But if history is any indication, it’s probably too … Continue reading

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Pres. Trump backs efforts to bolster FBI gun checks

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump offered support Monday for an effort to strengthen the federal gun background check system as he hunkered down at his private Florida golf course just 40 miles from last week’s deadly … Continue reading

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National School Walkout: 5 Things To Know About The Protest To Demand Gun Control

After the tragic shooting that killed 17 in Parkland, Florida, the organizers of the Women’s March have planned a National School Walkout. Here’s everything to know.

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Here’s what the Senate gun bill says

Following the shooting in Parkland, Florida, the White House said President Donald Trump “is supportive of efforts to improve the federal background check system” for gun purchases. Principal deputy press secretary Raj Shah said that Trump spoke with Sen. John … Continue reading

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Trump Adds Cautious Support to Changes to Background Checks for Gun Buyers

The White House press secretary said that Mr. Trump had spoken to Senator John Cornyn, Republican of Texas, about legislation he helped introduce to revamp background checks.

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Meet the new leaders of the gun control movement

After a gunman entered a high school in south Florida Wednesday and killed 17 people, news networks across the country portrayed a now-familiar scene. Students, abandoning their backpacks, sprinted out of the buildings. Helicopters circled as ambulances rushed to the … Continue reading

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Trump Is Supporting NRA-Approved Bill To Improve Gun Background Check Database

Though last November Trump opposed a bipartisan bill aimed at improving the gun background check database, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is now saying that the president supports the measure. “The President spoke to Senator Cornyn on Friday about the bi-partisan bill he … Continue reading

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Trump Apparently Surveyed Members of His Mar-a-Lago Golf Club on Whether He Should Support Gun Control

Trump spent this past weekend at his Mar-a-Lago golf club — where he’s spent over 50 days of his presidency so far — watching television, going on Twitter rants, and fuming about the ongoing Russia investigation. According to The Washington … Continue reading

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Women’s March organizers are planning a national student walkout to protest gun violence

Women’s March organizers are encouraging students, teachers and their allies to walk out of schools on March 14 to protest gun violence. Women’s March organizers are encouraging students, teachers and their allies to walk out of schools on March 14 … Continue reading

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Jesse Jackson addresses gun violence at Christ Church Cathedral

ST. LOUIS – The Rev. Jesse Jackson sat down exclusively with Fox2 Sunday before a Black History Month forum hosted by the St. Louis Public Library and addressed the fatal shootings in South Florida, his native Chicago and across the … Continue reading

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Stunned by massacre, U.S. students demand tighter gun controls

Stunned by last week’s bloodiest high school shooting in U.S. history, students across the country were mobilizing on Sunday for stronger gun laws, while Florida officials contemplated when to reopen their badly shaken school. The post Stunned by massacre, U.S. … Continue reading

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Parkland Shooting Survivor Tells Fox News You’re Either With Us Or Against Us On Gun Control

The Parkland, Florida students who survived the nation’s recent horrific school shooting went on Fox News Sunday and threw down by saying, “You’re either with us or against us on gun control.” Video: The Parkland shooting survivors tell Fox News … Continue reading

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Schumer: Trump budget cuts funds for gun background checks

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer says President Donald Trump’s budget proposal cuts millions of dollars from existing background check systems and would make it harder to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people. The New York … Continue reading

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Teen Survivors of Florida School Shooting Announce 'March For Our Lives' to Push for Gun Control

Five teenagers who survived Wednesday’s school shooting in Florida, which left 17 people dead, have announced that on March 24, there will be a march on Washington, D.C. to call for stricter gun laws. Students David Hogg, Alex Wind, Cameron … Continue reading

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Police arrest suspect accused of firing gun along I-270

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO – The Maryland Heights Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened along I-270 just south of I-70. The incident occurred around 3 pm Saturday afternoon on the northbound shoulder of I-270, when a man parked his … Continue reading

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Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of angry students, parents, teachers and neighbors of a Florida high school where 17 people were killed demanded Saturday that immediate action be taken on gun-control legislation, insisting they would not relent until their demands … Continue reading

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Furious students who survived school shooting call for tougher gun laws

Watch Video In an emotional rally Saturday in Fort Lauderdale, politicians and Marjory Stoneman Douglas students called for a ban on weapons like the one used to kill 17 people at the Florida high school, and urged voters to kick … Continue reading

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Checking Facts and Falsehoods About Gun Violence and Mental Illness After Parkland Shooting

Paul Ryan, Bernie Sanders and others stated facts and falsehoods in the wake of the Parkland Shooting.

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