Brooklyn students rally against gun violence in their communities

26 March, 2018, 02:33 | Author: Clarence Schmidt
  • Good Guy With A Gun Misses The Mark

Thousands of people flooded the Pennsylvania Avenue in the American capital for the anti-gun movement on March 24 to support tougher gun controls, in the wake of last month's shooting at a Florida school, which claimed 17 lives. "I have friends who teach there and know kids who go there".

In the end, KC's participation in the gun violence awareness effort was more meet-and-greet than march, but it still netted signers to a petition for changing gun control measures.

We want assault-style weapons purchased only by those of the appropriate age only.

Driver-Moultrie said it was her understanding that police would be on hand for security from the beginning of the march at 4:30 until the event concludes at around 6 p.m. "So let's start there and see if we can make progress".

The events were spurred by the Valentine's Day shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 people dead.

"[Through] the forms of gang violence and there's guns that are being held by children everyday in Canada, in Vancouver, in our province of BC", she explains.

"We have to stand up for ourselves and nobody else is going to do it anymore", Beg tells NEWS 1130.

She said it was still important to maintain "conscious optimism about young people's vote".

Good Guy With A Gun Misses The Mark

"If nothing changes, we're going to continue to have school shootings", she said. "We won't stop until there are responsible gun regulations".

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Students throughout the country feel the massacre in Parkland, Florida was not only a wakeup call but a turning point.

'Anybody who's in high school right now has been growing up on school violence, he said.

"The trend among young, first-time voters in midterm elections has never been anything great", said Dr. Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, director of the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement at Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University. Crane said. "It's nothing to do with doing away with the Second Amendment".

Survivors of the shooting have launched a vocal campaign for the USA government to pass gun-safety legislation.

On the local march's Facebook event page, roughly 1,200 people indicated they were attending and another 2,200 people said they were interested in attending, as of Friday evening.

Sam Robinson is the co-owner of Utah Gun Exchange.


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