The Gun Beat: Thousands of people including high school students and parents protested in Fort Lauderdale yesterday, calling for tighter gun control after the Parkland school massacre in which 17 people were killed.
Missed Message: The FBI admitted yesterday that it fumbled a Jan 5th tip from someone who knew the accused Parkland, Fla. shooter, reporting that Nikolas Cruz owned a gun and might attempt a school shooting. The bureau said it failed to act on the tip telling them that Mr. Cruz
On the steps of the federal courthouse, student Emma Gonzalez led a call and response saying, “They say a good guy with a gun stops a bad guy with a gun.” Together with the crowd she shouted, “We call BS!” Blaming President Trump and the National Rifle Association, the crowd...
After the 2014 massacre at a Newtown, Conn. elementary school, many gun control advocates thought their time had come, but nothing happened. Now there’s a rising movement among high school students who can speak up in a way that little children could not. Organizers have called for a “national day...Read more
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Friday, February 16, 2018
Bullets and Prayers: President Trump delivered a brief speech yesterday about the Parkland, Fla. school shooting in which he talked about mental health, prayers, and making schools safer, but he never mentioned guns or how a mentally disturbed teenager could …Read more
Sunday, February 18, 2018