Parkland Shooting ~ One Year Later

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Happy Valentine’s Day everyone. Sadly, here in the U.S., today is also the first anniversary of the mass shooting at the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida, that resulted in the deaths of fourteen high school students and three school faculty members.

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While an initial sense of hopelessness descended upon our nation, for those of us who believe in common sense gun reform, that’s slowly given way to cautious optimism. The students who survived that horrifying massacre have created a movement for change that for the first time has outlasted the initial news cycle. In 2018, at least 67 new gun laws were enacted in in Florida and 26 other states, as well as the District of Columbia. In Washington, 17 newly elected House members are supporters of stricter gun laws and more than two dozen House members who were backed by the National Rifle Association were defeated…

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Posted on 02/14/2019, in Gun Control, Holiday, Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.

  1. From: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/14-children-died-in-the-parkland-shooting-nearly-1200-have-died-from-guns-since/ar-BBTySWs

    Fourteen students died on Feb. 14, 2018, in Parkland, Fla., inspiring marches, new laws and widespread calls to stop the onslaught of gun deaths. But in the year since one of the worst school shootings in the United States, nearly 1,200 more children have lost their lives to guns in this country.

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  2. Time has flown by so fast how that was a little over a year ago. I hope the families of the victims find healing ever still.

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  3. I love these children, perhaps they can do what we have failed to do, protect them from being killed at school

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