Brittnie Rowan, left, listens to speakers while Shawn McAskill holds their son, Ethan McAskill, a 5-year-old kindergarten student, during a gun control rally in front of the federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.
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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 were met. The rally in downtown Fort Lauderdale gave a political outlet to the growing feelings of rage and […]
On a day when Parkland began burying its young dead, a dozen people stood on a street corner holding up “More Gun Control” signs as passing drivers honked and shouted in support. “Look what we started,” said Carlos Rodriguez, 50, who was on his way to work when he stopped to join the protest.
A community came together after tragedy struck and 17 people were killed by a gunman. A candlelight vigil was held.
Once again, we are faced with another mass shooting. This time the cold-blooded killings took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, killing 14 innocent students and three adults.
An 18-year-old Vermont man accused of threatening to cause “mass casualties” at the high school he once attended in Fair Haven was ordered held without bail Friday after appearing in court in Rutland. The case prompted a visibly shaken Gov. Phil Scott, a Republican, to say he was open to discussions about possibly looking at […]
President Trump is accompanied by trauma surgeon Dr. Igor Nichiporenko and his wife Melania Trump during a visit to the victims of the Parkland school shooting, at the Broward Health North medical center in Pompano Beach, Florida. President Trump met Friday with some of the victims shot in a rifle assault at a Parkland, Fla., […]
Never underestimate the partisanship that flows from even the most tragic of circumstances. The deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida, that claimed the lives of 17 people immediately became a hotbed of fingerpointing.
The deadly school shooting in Florida has revived discussion over gun control and highlighted Minnesota’s pending bills on the issue. The Pioneer Press reports that there are at least five bills currently on file this session relating to firearms or the Second Amendment.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Friday said it mishandled a January tip that the 19-year-old accused of killing 17 people in Florida had guns and the potential to carry out a school shooting. A person close to accused gunman Nikolas Cruz called an FBI tip line on Jan. 5 to report concerns about him, […]