Florida School shooting: Students to plan nationwide gun control march
Students plan a nationwide protest to shame politicians into reforming gun laws. Students who survived Florida school shooting incident on 14 Feb Wednesday, announced plans to march on Washington. The March intents to shame politicians into reforming gun laws that make firearms readily available.
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19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, a former student of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School killed 17 people with an assault rifle. The rifle which was used in the massacre was a legally purchased AR-15 semi-automatic rifle by Cruz. Despite his history of troubling and violence, he was able to buy a rifle with which he killed 17 people.
Emma Gonzalez is among the students who announced the march. She is the one captured worldwide attention with her speech. In her speech, she has mentioned about the multi-million dollars support that Donald Trump has received in his election campaign from the National Rifle Association.
Gonzalez along with Survivor students pledge to make Wednesday’s mass shooting in Parkland, Florida a turning point in America’s on gun control law. Gonzalez vowed Marjory Stoneman Douglas school would be “the last mass shooting.”